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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Mashable: Pinterest Spammer Makes $30K a Month


A 24-year-old man who calls himself “Steve” makes more than $1,000 per day pinning Amazon product links onPinterest, one of 2012′s hottest social networks.
Taking advantage of the startup’s fast growth and optimaluser demographics — consisting mostly of brand-savvy women with an annual household income of more than $100,000 and a love of shopping — spammers are making huge amounts of money just by pinning items to Pinterest and directing consumers to make purchases on Amazon.
The Daily Dot published an interview with Pinterest spammer Steve after exposing an underground community of spammers targeting the hot site.  More via Mashable


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