#Leadership at #EmpireKred, #SocialSales “Rock Star” and King of Spam?

Keith Gill, AKA DigitalKeith is a leader at EmpireKred, a gamified social media game that measures your social media presence.

Keith Gill, according to the definition of “spam” as defined by another EmpireKred leader, Gareth Davies (@me_gareth) is a spammer.

Why is that?  Because if you email Gareth once,  he will deface your facebook page and tweet about you being a spammer.

If you tweet Gareth he will tweet you back and accuse you of being a spammer.

 

So one tweet or email has you labeled a spammer.  Especially I suppose if it’s an unwanted mention.

And of course unwanted mentions is considered as spam in the Twitter rules.

Keith Gill has a history of sending out unwanted mentions.

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Keith did apologize to Tait for that exchange, but he has continued on with his strange approach to tweeting celebrities on Twitter.

You see, Keith recommends mentioning celebrities as a way to raise your Klout score.

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And apparently those “mentions” don’t have to be particularly pleasant, or wanted.

Keith has a history of tweeting “tape monster” pictures to celebrities.

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He explains this as follows:

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo had a concern about “core users” being driven off of Twitter.

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Was this behavior that would concern him?

Are verified accounts “core users”?

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Irony:

 

(His automated tool seems to have tweeted this…)

 

Keith’s timeline is jammed with automated mentions.

Yes, indeed.  Automating replies is considered abuse.

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