part III in my series about spammy infographics, lead generation, telemarketers, and the for profit education world, aka "your tax dollars at work."
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- Just got caught up on all three stories. Hell of a series there, mate.Dec 18, 2012
- thank ye. and I made nearly $200 writing them, by my reckoning.
all because that twerp at onlineschools.org pissed me off.
dtDec 18, 2012
- glad to see you documenting this as I too was contacted by these people and wondering what their objective was....
along those lines - I recently saw an infographic posted on Forbes which is accredited to a spammy sounding site (similar to the online schools).
I suspect it is a similar scam as the one you wrote about - or maybe even the same people... sad that they are getting linked in high profile places.Feb 26, 2013
- yep, the very same. mashable is also particularly susceptible to this.Feb 26, 2013
- is it worth attempting to alert them that they are perpetuating potentially malicious links?
given all the media attention these days on advanced attacks on social and media sites - you'd think they'd be a bit more careful about what they are promoting to their viewersFeb 26, 2013
- that presumes anyone cares. really, it's up to the bloggers, who are probably paid in jujubees and are just looking for something quick and easy to post.
I have posted links to my stories, when I see this. doubt it will change anyone's minds, though.Feb 26, 2013