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Posts Tagged ‘most following’

8 Profiles That Follow More Than A Million People On Twitter [STATS]

How many people do you follow on Twitter? Fifty? A couple of hundred? A few thousand, maybe?

More?

It’s totally your choice, of course, but one thing that’s true is that as you follow more and more people Twitter becomes exponentially harder to manage.

Indeed, it’s my personal belief that nobody needs to follow more than a few hundred accounts. They have to be the right accounts, of course – and as always, that’s right for you – but if you’re selective and prune your network regularly, you can get everything you need from less than 500 follows. Sometimes, a lot less. And if your follows number get much higher than that, certainly into the thousands, Twitter can easily become a bit of a mess.

So: can you just imagine what it looks like if you’re following more than a million people?

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REVEALED: 10 Top Brands And Celebrities That Follow A LOT Of People On Twitter [STATS]

Back in the day (circa. 2009) mass-following other users on Twitter was an established and relatively painless way to gain lots of followers yourself. Many folks were strong believers in reciprocal following, and would often follow back (literally) anybody who followed them.

Indeed, this practice was often automated. And once this pattern became well-known, lots of folks used to exploit it.

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REVEALED: Who Follows The Most People On Twitter?

Last September we took a close look at the profiles on Twitter who followed the largest number of users. Lots of attention on the network is given to individuals and brands with the most followers, but what about t’other way around?

Back then, it was Yoko Ono who led the charge, having usurped President Barack Obama for the top spot. But a lot can change in eight months – so who rules the roost now?

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