By Lauren Rae Orsini @DailyDot
Last week, the Daily Dot taught you how to spot a Pinterest spammer. Now that same spammer has spotted us.
After he read our article about his process of spamming Pinterest through thousands of bot accounts, Steve, who declined to give his last name, contacted us with an offer to clarify some of his methods. He proved his identity by providing a screenshot of his Amazon Affiliate account—the same final-fantas07 that we discussed in the aforementioned article.
We were shocked by some of the facts Steve shared. For instance, he makes $1000 a day, and out of his thousands of spambots, Pinterest has only deleted one.
As such, the Daily Dot decided to publish the entire interview. It’s a fascinating look at Pinterest’s Wild West and the spambots that inhabit it. (continue @DailyDot)