Sam Carchidi retweeted a Twitter spam account claiming to GIVE YOU MORE FOLLOWERS #TEAMFOLLOWBACK, if you RT.

Of course, I suppose that’s not as bad as local AP writer and reality TV personality Rob Maaddi (@RobMaaddi) seemingly purchasing fake followers– he spiked over 100k last year and he’s down to 64k now, and all but one of these (can you guess which?) – a random sample of his current followers – appear to be fake (following many, no followers):


Ah, the media.