Twitter's Spam Crackdown Is Killing Some Of Its Funniest Accounts

STAY AWAY FROM MY JOKE ACCOUNTS. Twitter's spam crackdown is coming dangerously close to taking the fun out of tweeting.

First of all, don't worry: Horse_ebooks is fine. We have it on good authority that Twitter's spam crackdown will not affect the service's very best account, or accounts like it.

Twitter does, however, appear to be cracking down on other joke accounts, suspending them without warning and only sometimes reinstating them. These aren't bots and don't even resemble bots. They're just people being funny. Like this guy, who makes sure anyone who talks about Ska music STAYS IN LINE:

Source: @skapolice

Source: @skapolice

Source: @skapolice

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