I think if both parties opt in, then automation is ok with follows. but I would like others feedback on that too..
2010/1/28 DenisioDelBoro <alya...@gmail.com> > On 28 янв, 06:42, Ken Dobruskin <k...@cimas.ch> wrote: > > When I am followed by a bot, or even a human who has no actual interest > in my tweets but is only trying for a follow back, I regard it as an > unsolicited message. > > This happens way too much and as a victim, I don't care if it's been done > "massively". Spam is spam and fake following - on whatever scale - not only > uses resources but complicates analysis of the social network. Twitter has > allowed the follow mechanism to be repurposed as a simple attention grabbing > measure, but they tell us that the rules will evolve. It is also within > their power to keep the bot armies at bay. > > Who's talking about bots following real people here? > -- Dale Merritt Fol.la MeDia, LLC