Diet spammers are not just exploiting AOL accounts to spread their unwanted adverts for miracle weight loss products, they have been flooding Twitter too.
And, this time, the spammers have had more than a little unwitting help from the image-based social network We Heart It.
AOL acknowledges that its users have a spam problem.
Not receiving spam, you understand. No, the problem is other internet users receiving diet spam *from* AOL users.
There’s bad news for social media lovers, as Buffer – a service which can schedule your tweets and Facebook posts – has been hacked by spammers.