This infographic, courtesy of Impermium, shows a snapshot of the avalanche of spam and social media abuse that rode the wave of interest in the London 2012 Olympics. It's kind of interesting to see the numbers just in the increase of spam, and to see what athletes, brands, and countries were most victimized by both spam floods and social media insults.
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