Meet @RoosterMagaa and @No1biden. Although their political perspectives appear to differ, they're both offering to "grow ur followers everyday 200+ real <MAGA/Biden> followers 10k in 1 month" using the exact same verbiage. #MondayMotivation

cc: @ZellaQuixote
Based on the identical verbiage, it seems quite possible that @RoosterMagaa and @No1Biden are operated by the same entity. To test this, we had @SeanSpammity DM a request for MAGA followers to the ostensibly pro-Biden account (accompanied by @RoosterMagaa's tweet)...
A few hours later, @No1Biden (allegedly a pro-Biden account) indeed replied with an offer to provide 10K "real MAGA Trump followers" for $300 or 25K for $500. (Needless to say, we're not going to pursue this opportunity.)
Well, that was a quick reaction from both accounts. #CancelCulture
Update: the account that was named @No1Biden at the time this thread was posted has renamed itself to @No1bidenfan (permanent account ID is 1362266283799052289).

In case @RoosterMagaa also changes names, that one's permanent ID is 1338814662373085186.

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24 Feb
In an interesting twist, @TwitterSafety's latest takedown announcement was greeted with a barrage of replies and quote tweets containing the hashtag #ArmenianGovernmentTrolls (and frequently no other text).

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Trump is out of office and off of Twitter, but the MAGA follow trains continue to chug along. We took a look at #MAGA train activity subsequent to Twitter's January 8th 2021 QAnon crackdown. #SundaySpam

cc: @ZellaQuixote
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cc @ZellaQuixote
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18 Feb
What does "normal" Twitter traffic look like in terms of what percentage of it is automated/from accounts with default pics/new accounts etc? It turns out that the baseline values differ depending on tweet language.

cc: @ZellaQuixote
We downloaded 100K random tweets in each of 9 languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. (We did this by choosing 1000 random cutoff times between Feb 8 and Feb 16, and downloading the preceding 100 tweets in each language.)
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It's a great day to look at an Arabic-language pornbot network that uses stolen profile pics. This particular botnet sometimes uses the same pic on multiple accounts, occasionally cropped differently. #MondaySpam

cc: @ZellaQuixote
This network consists of 303 accounts created from November 2020 to January 2021, with particularly large batches created on November 13th, November 15th, and December 16th, 2020.
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How does one detect renamed Twitter accounts and find the previous names? There's no surefire way to do it, but here are four methods that sometimes work.

cc: @ZellaQuixote
The first method is to do a Twitter search for old replies to the account in question. Use a search of this form to find replies prior to a given date and make sure to use "Latest" rather than "Top" results.

to:FMAR122 OR @FMAR122 until:2014-01-01
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