People’s obsession with followers and fllwrs


Fllwrs is an app that’s been around since 2011. The app checks for changes in your Twitter followers over time and it records followers that have been added or lost. The funny thing about this app’s users is that, especially at the beginning, many of them forgot to untick the option not to let Fllwrs post on their behalf.The result is something like this:FollowersI’m not displaying the name of the profile above because some people don’t welcome open constructive criticism on social media. Anyway, why would you show this to your followers? It sort of shows quite some vanity and obsession with followership.As you can see from Fllwrs’ faqs page:

Will fllwrs tweet automatically on my behalf?
That is completely optional. You may enable or disable that feature at any time. To do so, log in and go to settings.

At this regard, I have also found an interesting article by @scottparent from which I quote:

“First, let’s take a look at a business that is using Fllwrs: Continue reading “People’s obsession with followers and fllwrs”