Twitter sues 5 most aggressive tool providers and spammers

Micro-blogging giant cracking down on spam users receive

It looks like there will be a few people who won’t be named on Follow Friday anytime soon. Twitter took steps to protect its users last week when it filed a federal lawsuit against a group of tool providers and spammers.

The social media site has been waging war against websites that bombard tweeps with automated tweets hawking products or infected with viruses. On occasion, these websites can even assert control over users’ accounts.

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