And a 'X people blocked this person' next to their details in the follows notification would help to identify which are spammers.

On 11 Aug 2009, at 18:55, Kevin Mesiab wrote:

This entire debate focuses on the wrong side of the coin.

Follow churn exists as a side effect of the improper Twitter culture of reciprocating follows blindly.

If users paid due diligence to those they follow and only followed those people who demonstrate some value to them, follower churn would not exist. Period.

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 7:51 AM, owkaye <> wrote:

> > Would be very helpful to know the definition of "quick"
> > as relates to following churn suspensions.
> As Cameron pointed out earlier, as soon as they do that,
> the following churners will adjust their methods to be
> just inside that definition of OK.

This seems like a really short-sighted reason for NOT
clarifying what's acceptable and what's not.

If it's acceptable then who cares if the churners adjust
their methods?  At least everyone will know how to avoid
problems for a change, right?

Kevin Mesiab
CEO, Mesiab Labs L.L.C.

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