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Big Business: Buying Fake Instagram Followers

Shayla R. Price | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Shayla R. Price

Did you know that you could purchase Instagram followers for just a couple of bucks? Social networks are aware of this new phenomenon, and they are clamping down on this questionable practice because some believe it deceives fans.

Can Twitter Curb Growing Black Market for Fake Followers After IPO?

Grant Stern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Grant Stern

There's a dark secret amongst social media pros, and you're not going to like this. The purchase and use of fake followers by small to mid-sized social media agencies is rising as a "black hat" tactic on Twitter.

Actually, Obama Might Have More Fake Twitter Followers Than Romney

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

Turns out we might not be as popular as we thought. Social media management company StatusPeople has created a new tool that shows how many of our...