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Fake Twitter Followers? So Uncool.

Posted by: Jason Tate (08/16/12)
Recently got shown a cool service that lets you see what bands (or other people) have "fake or inflated" twitter follower counts. Interesting.
 
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02:55 PM on 08/16/12
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Steve Alcala
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That's hilarious
02:55 PM on 08/16/12
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lol
02:58 PM on 08/16/12
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wouldn't be surprised if a ton of other bands do this as well.
02:59 PM on 08/16/12
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Quote:
  • Read Tweets from your timeline.
  • See who you follow, and follow new people.
  • Update your profile.
  • Post Tweets for you

No thanks.
03:00 PM on 08/16/12
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03:00 PM on 08/16/12
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Lol.
03:01 PM on 08/16/12
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A manager showed that an overwhelming amount of TDS' followers are fake/paid for
03:01 PM on 08/16/12
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But TDS had managed to go gone so long without generating any drama here!

though we probably need some sort of baseline. Like, how make "fake" followers does Jason have? If every band with that many followers has 70% fake then the only part of the story is "Twitter has a lot of spam accounts"
03:03 PM on 08/16/12
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ahaha.. man tate you are just begging Cody to make a fool of himself in this thread
03:05 PM on 08/16/12
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But TDS had managed to go gone so long without generating any drama here!

though we probably need some sort of baseline. Like, how make "fake" followers does Jason have? If every band with that many followers has 70% fake then the only part of the story is "Twitter has a lot of spam accounts"
I have 2% fake, Jason has 5%. And he also has thousands more followers than I do.
03:11 PM on 08/16/12
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I have 2% fake, Jason has 5%. And he also has thousands more followers than I do.
Keagan, can you see mine? @aaronmarshmusic I really don't want to give it access.
03:11 PM on 08/16/12
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But TDS had managed to go gone so long without generating any drama here!

though we probably need some sort of baseline. Like, how make "fake" followers does Jason have? If every band with that many followers has 70% fake then the only part of the story is "Twitter has a lot of spam accounts"
Yeah, I was just checking a lot of the bands I follow on there - no one even comes close to having that many fake followers.
03:12 PM on 08/16/12
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That's quite a lot of fakes.
03:13 PM on 08/16/12
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Keagan, can you see mine? @aaronmarshmusic I really don't want to give it access.
6% fake. NO ONE REALLY LIKES COPELAND!
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