You may have seen the offers in your DM box or your timeline: “Buy 10,000 Twitter followers now!” and “We’ll get you 200 retweets instantly!” Offers like these pop up in the Twitterverse from time to time, and if you have a nose for it, you’ll likely notice that they’re in the too-good-to-be-true category of things.

Buying followers or retweets doesn’t work on Twitter, plain and simple. You won’t find “instant success” through black-hat methods like this – you’re actually more likely to damage your Twitter reputation and destroy a perfectly good account.
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