Spim

What does Spim mean?

IM spam

Ever heard of Spim? It’s actually a slang term for Spam, but a specific kind of spam that’s sent through instant messaging apps. This kind of spam is often sent by bots who mass message users on these platforms.

Spim is a rising issue, especially as more people are using instant messaging programs. Bots find their way in and flood users with unwanted messages. These mass messages can be annoying and disruptive to the user experience.

So the next time you’re on your favorite messaging app and you get a message from an unknown source, you might just have been hit by Spim. Stay safe and be sure to report any suspicious messages!

Example for using ‘Spim’ in a conversation

Hey, have you ever received Spim?

Spim? What’s that?

It’s like spam, but it’s sent through instant messaging.

Oh, I see! Yeah, I’ve gotten those annoying messages before.