Which Twitter Followers Are Fake

Originally answered on Quora

“The Nice Lady”

I’m sure we’ve all got our fake Twitter followers story so I’ll let the other answers talk about more types. Today I’ll be talking about the biggest group of “fake” followers that affects my own profile.

And it’s the ones that like me

Yep. You’d think that followers who like you are good. But not these followers. People like

An account that’s not well established and is currently has a restricted account. Now you’re probably asking yourself why this account was suspended. And the reason probably doesn’t make that clearer

Perfectly harmless messages. Now why would Twitter ever think there’s something wrong with this

Well, I’ll let you into a secret

It’s disguised spam. You engage in the conversation, waste some time and then you end up somewhere like the emails that have all dropped into our inbox

This is a massive problem for me on Twitter as I have to swift through these spam messages to find people who really want to message me.



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Jake Symons

Jake Symons

Jake Symons is an entrepreneur and passionate mental health advocate determined to help small businesses thrive on digital.