The Mob Comes After Twitter

Just wrote a piece for Daily Beast about this annoying new app/game for Twitter, and whether someone is going to have to close something, somewhere, to prevent the spread of more of the same…

…sure enough, it turns out that clicking on the big red button grants Mobster World access to your Twitter account, and gives the game the ability to send invitations automatically to all your followers and everyone you follow. Which it goes ahead and does instantaneously, before you even get to the next page.