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Conspirador Norteño 18 implied HN points 10 Mar 24
  1. Trending topics on social media can be manipulated by spam posts containing random words instead of coherent sentences.
  2. Accounts participating in spam trends can show signs of being hijacked and may switch focus from personal topics to spam suddenly.
  3. Past spam campaigns involving hashtags and random word mashups have been successful in manipulating social media trends.
Conspirador Norteño 37 implied HN points 06 Jan 24
  1. A network of fake accounts with GAN-generated faces is spamming users with phrases like 'politics enthusiast'.
  2. The fake accounts have repetitive behaviors and characteristics, such as long handles with many vowels and repetitive use of certain phrases.
  3. Some replies from the fake accounts show signs of being artificially generated, with error messages and tagging issues.
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Conspirador Norteño 63 implied HN points 22 May 23
  1. A network of spam accounts flooded Twitter with repetitive replies containing login credentials for a suspicious website.
  2. Over 13,000 active accounts in this spam network were created in March or April 2023 and only post replies.
  3. Spam campaign targeted various accounts including Reuters, Elon Musk, and news organizations, with a high percentage of replies in English.