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Unfollowing 400,000 People on Twitter

About nine months ago, I was near the magical 1.1 ratio when I suddenly could no longer follow anyone. I unfollowed to about a 1.0 ratio, but this didn’t help and of course no word back from Twitter. I also noticed that my followers were still growing even though I wasn’t following back. This was …

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Twitter: Fix These Three Things!

I could make this a list of a hundred things, but these three are really getting to me: 1) Get Straight Your Bulk Rules Sites like Twitter Karma do not allow you to bulk unfollow because it’s against your terms of service, but they are allowed to bulk block! What do you think people are …

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TrueTwit Is The Devil

Update: Seems that TrueTwit has brought out their “premium” paid model where you aren’t forced to TT your potential followers. Sounds more like blackmail than a service. Update 2: How are you supposed to validate if the fraking site is down? Screenshot at very bottom. FAIL. There are many great services popping up in the …

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Twitter Suspended Me!

Update: An interesting thing I noticed about the suspension process is that Twitter literally unfollows ALL your friends. And when you are reinstated, they refollow ALL your friends. I would think there would be some kind of suspended flag somewhere to avoid taxing the server like this, but that isn’t how they roll. With having …

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Twitter is Dying

Update: I have confirmed that Twitter is using MySQL (unless the mentioned upgrades are a move to a different DB). With all due respect, Michael Jackson may have given Twitter the final knockout punch. I’m sure you guys are sick of hearing of Twitter’s problems, and frankly I’m sick of writing about them. This new …

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