Earlier today twitter launched a new tool to report spammers. Previously you could report spammers by Tweeting “@spam @spammer_account” and Twitter would look into it, or not. In the old system you could then Block that person too.
But that was an extra step.
Now, every profile has a “report ‘username’ for spam” link. When you click it you will be asked to confirm that this is really a spammer.
Lets see, following zero, followers also zero and 1786 tweets all in capitals? Yeah, I’m certain:
After you click the “OK” button the account is blocked for you and reported. You can even Undo your action if you feel remorseful:
Lets hope it will get rid of all spammers.