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#1 kellyann

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 09:04 PM

I suddenly have people following me who are not writers, don't follow the organizations I do, or even the same celebrities (yes I do follow a few like Chriss Angel) they have no profile just their name. Why are they following me! it's freaking me out! I think I can block them or should I just let it go until it gets creapy? Don't want to make them angry. I would hate to have an agent pull up my account and see that some chick who has a website about orgies (spelling?) is following me and she is - really no lie.

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 09:12 PM

I don't think it's worth worrying about. I can't imagine any agent looking to see who *follows* a writer. They might glance at the number of followers. Beyond that, why would they care? :wink:

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 09:12 PM

Just let them follow you, but if you don't want, don't follow them back. You can block them if they're spammers, but other than that, I wouldn't bother. People use different services to find people to follow, so it's probably just that. And as for an agent pulling up your account-- IF they bothered, they wouldn't do anything more than look at the number of followers you have.

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 09:24 PM

LOL, if I didn't see "twitter" in the heading, I'd have been concerned!

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 10:13 PM

Ha I "spoke" to soon GALLEYCAT just answered my question! but you guys were right. If you get a chance to read it - "Twitter Profile Mistakes Writer's Should Avoid"
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#6 Andrea Lambert

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Posted 17 September 2016 - 05:09 AM

Oh honey, don't worry about it!! Twitter is like a random anonymous playground. All sorts of weirdos will probably follow you but they won't hurt you, they just think you're interesting enough to pay attention to out there in the infinite soup of the Internet. It's a compliment to have people you don't know following you.

 

No one will judge you based on who follows you. the way twitter works is anyone can see or follow anyone. Most people don't even look at who follows you, they just see how many followers you have and leave it at that. If they do actually take the time to look it's only because they like your Twitter feed and want to follow other people like you, but that's super-unlikely. Most people don't care.


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