The world's lowlifes are taking full advantage of Twitter's high profile, the Los Angeles Times reports. The Better Business Bureau warns that there has been a surge in scamsters luring people into phony work-from-home schemes. They urge users to be extremely wary of any "cash-for-tweets" scheme offering easy income.
"Twitter is the cool thing, the bright, shiny object," said a spokeswoman for the Bureau."It's unbelievable how widespread this is. With so many people vulnerable and looking for jobs, a scheme like this is going to have people falling for it when they can least afford to."