Soulskill from the propping-up-the-industry dept.
jfruh writes "It's an open secret that many high-profile users of social media networks pay to pad their fan counts. But what you do you get for your money? One blogger decided to shell out some cash to find out. Instead of the real human fans he was promised, he found himself followed by a motley collection of obvious fakes created by non-English speakers and accounts that seem to mainly exist to spam porn links."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.