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Viewers can now vote on X Factor USA using Twitter

In an official blog post today Twitter has announced that it has partnered with X Factor USA to allow its users vote for contestants on the show using its service - a recognition of how people are already using Twitter to connect with their favourite shows, celebrities or news presenters as the simultaneous use of media grows.
Twitter spam

Twitter’s latest DM scam; How to protect yourself and followers

Another scam has become rampant on Twitter over the past few days, with a spat of direct messages being unlawfully sent via hi-jacked Twitter accounts. The majority of messages read "guaranteed. make $3,000 to $8,000 a month from home" or similar, and it's well advised that follow-through links within not be clicked.