Today morning, i received two emails from Twitter. I was quite surprised to see them. I rarely use twitter. You can tell it easily by looking at my tweets. But, today two persons of high repute started following me. The first is Darren Rowse from ProBlogger and the other is Patrick Altoft from BlogStorm. Though i’m excited, i’d like to know the source… From where did i get these two followers ? I don’t have a link to my Twitter page from this blog. Neither i use Twitter often. So, any idea how i can find this out ?
how could you find out? I suggest writing a post using the names of those that you want to ask – they’ll find that
If they did – they’d probably tell you that they noticed you were following them and wanted to see who you were so followed you back
Darren wrote on March 26th, 2008 at 1:50 am
I didn’t expect a reply from you Darren… Thanks, now i understand..
Hari wrote on March 26th, 2008 at 3:30 am
My story is a bit different – I just joined twitter and it grabbed all my Gmail contacts and you must be one of them.:)
Patrick Altoft wrote on March 26th, 2008 at 8:12 am
Oh ! I’ve been to your site many time.. But, i don’t remember emailing you.. how is it that i’m on your list ?
Hari wrote on March 26th, 2008 at 5:40 pm
Wow Darren would never vist my blog in a million years (www.techjuicer.com shameless plug). I have been on his loads of times. With his blog so popular it is really nice to seem him out and about on other blogs. Not that I would expect him to be sitting on his own blog twidling his thumbs!
Would you recommend Twitter? It has never appealed to me. The closest I have got is Pownce, which some say is microbloggin but I like Leah Culvers term “social messaging”! pownce.com/olliedude2k if you have an account too!
Ollie wrote on March 26th, 2008 at 11:05 pm
When it comes to Twitter I have to plead ‘I don’t get it’. I’ve used it sporadically and I have to be honest, I find it to be nothing but a time waster. There are much better ways to get to know people online, there are much better sources for news and just about everything else. There’s nothing particularly special about it.. So I’ve stopped using it altogether. I put a bit in but go nothing out. Not a good investment.
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Nem wrote on April 30th, 2008 at 7:21 am
Thanks:) Now I started to understand what u where writing about:)
Nem wrote on April 30th, 2008 at 12:35 pm
One way to know is to spot-check a handful of the new followers to see how many people they are following.
I’ve gotten some followers recently who are following 6,000 or 8,000 people. That doesn’t seem like someone who’s hand-selecting the people they want to follow.
George Lindemann Jr wrote on May 24th, 2008 at 2:23 pm
a Twitter directory where I could find out the top 100 followed people on Twitter. It reveals Ijustin (of Tasty Blog Snack), CNN and Techcrunch (of Techcrunch), Leolaporte (of Life of Leo) are topping the charts with 65535 followers each (the exact same number of followers, coincidence or is it a bug!). Maybe I should start following one of them and break the synchrony.
Silverspring wrote on June 11th, 2008 at 12:15 pm
Can you give me the directory’s link ?
I’d like to check that out !
Hari wrote on June 11th, 2008 at 1:42 pm
Thanks for the information
Joao wrote on July 3rd, 2008 at 8:44 pm