Your question: What happens when I follow someone on Twitter?

Following someone on Twitter means: You are subscribing to their Tweets as a follower. Their updates will appear in your Home timeline. That person is able to send you Direct Messages.

Do people on Twitter see when you follow someone?

Only the person you follow will be notified that you followed them. The person that you followed on Twitter will get the notification that you followed them.

Can someone follow you on Twitter without your knowledge?

5 Answers. If you use a feed reader such as Google Reader, you can subscribe to the RSS feed of the twitter user you want to “follow”. Basically, it’ll be like visiting their Twitter page, but you won’t show up as a “follower” on Twitter.

Why would you follow someone on Twitter?

because of a recommendation from someone else. the person is a celebrity, influencer, thought leader and you are curious about them. you really want to know what someone ate for breakfast or what they are feeding their cat fluffy. your really following a bot that announces discount products or special offers.

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What is the difference between followers and following in Twitter?

Your “following” list contains all the users you follow on Twitter; your “followers” list contains the users who follow you. If you’re accessing your account from your computer, select Home. You can see your following and followers numbers under your username.

Can your followers on Twitter see who you follow?

Yes, you can hide who you follow on Twitter. But instead of unfollowing them, all you need to do is to use a list that can help in making your followers invisible from your timeline. … To do this, you need to first launch a new web browser and log into your Twitter account.

How do I know if my tweets are being seen?

Simply put, no. There is no way for a Twitter user to know exactly who views their Twitter or specific tweets; there’s no Twitter search for that kind of thing. The only way to know for sure if someone has seen your Twitter page or posts is through direct engagement — a reply, a favorite, or a retweet.

How can I see my private Twitter followers?

There’s no way to view a Twitter user’s protected tweets, unless you have followed them and they’ve approved you as a follower. The only other way around this, would be to use someone else’s Twitter account (Someone who’s their follower, and of course with consent) to view the protected tweets. You don’t.

How do you make it so no one can see who you follow on Twitter?

If you don’t want non-followers to see all your followings, you can hide who you follow on Twitter by simply switching to a private account. When you have a private Twitter account, non-followers won’t be able to see who you follow, your followers, and your tweets.

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Is it safe to follow people on Twitter?

Are there other rules that apply to follow behavior? Yes. The Twitter Rules prohibit abusive following, and violation of these rules may result in the suspension of your account.

Is it OK to follow strangers on Twitter?

By default, your account is public. Therefore, anyone can follow you on Twitter — just as you don’t need permission to follow someone else, such as a celebrity. But you can restrict who follows you, if you like. … You asked if there was anything “wrong” with letting strangers follow you on Twitter.

Can someone see if you follow then unfollow them on Twitter?

Yes. Even if you follow and unfollow within 1/100th of second the computerised control records your actions. This is how it keeps track of followers/unfollowers. It is all computerised and stored in a database.

Is it bad to have more following than followers?

An account with an even ratio of followers to following numbers is generally considered normal. Users with way more followers than they are following are viewed as good or even great accounts, and these users may be celebrities or Instagram influencers.

Why is no one following me on Twitter?

If someone is trying to follow you but can’t, have them contact Twitter Customer Service. They may need to have their account verified (the ‘blue check mark’ you seen on some accounts) before they can follow you.

What is aggressive following on Twitter?

Aggressive following occurs when someone signs up for a Twitter account and randomly follows numerous other users to gain attention or send out spam tweets. Follow churn occurs when a user frequently follows and unfollows large numbers of Twitter accounts.

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