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Faking Twitter Trends Is Big Business

The Wall Street Journal investigates the increasingly manufactured world of Twitter trends, and those that specialize in manipulating the social network on behalf of paying clients. “Fake accounts remain a cloud over Twitter Inc. in the wake of its successful initial public offering,” WSJ writes. “Fake accounts thrive on Twitter in part because, unlike Facebook, Twitter doesn't limit users to a single account, or require them to use their real names.”

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