Popular image-and-video-sharing service Instagram has been invaded by pictures of fruit. According to GigaOm.com’s Om Malik, on Saturday Instagram experienced a surge in users posting pictures of fruit, talking about a wonder diet and linking to a fake page advertising some sort of healthy coffee. The fruity spam posts were apparently the result of spammers compromising individual Instagram accounts, and posting on behalf of unsuspecting users.
Here is an example of the dodgy posts going around:
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