Twitter has just become inundated with spam accounts promoting a site called ajobwithgoogle.com. We highly recommend you DON’T visit that site.
A large number of tweets are being generated by new accounts, usually following no-one, but with a handful of followers. Each one is tweeting multiple @ replies to other users reading “Have you heard about Google taking in workers online? I read it at www.ajobwithgoogle.com Very Interesting!”. The sheer number of these tweets right now is causing ‘ajobwithgoogle’ to trend highly.
Stay safe out there – don’t click that link. We’ll bring you more when we have it.
UPDATE: The tweets are still coming through – they all have identical Location, Web and Bio fields in their profiles but with different real names. Interestingly, whoever’s behind this is tweeting to users alphabetically. Having gone through a large number of usernames beginning with ‘A’, they’re now onto the ‘B’s. Fingers crossed Twitter gets around to shutting this whole caper down shortly.