Users on Twitter have been receiving messages purporting to be from “Twitter Support” urging them to act quickly to avoid suspension, often even from users with a blue check. But these are almost certainly scams — here’s what to look out for, and what it would look like if Twitter actually needed to contact you.
First, it should just be mentioned as a general rule that any message from anyone you don’t know on any platform you use should be viewed with suspicion. Do not follow any links or instructions, and if you’re at all unsure, take a screenshot and send to a friend for help!
On to today’s problem: DM spam.
This type of trick goes by various names depending on what the scammers are after. It might be garden variety phishing, and they’re trying to trick you into divulging personal or financial information. But ...
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