That's unlikely.

Userstreams will tell you this in real time, FWIW. And you could
always poll the REST API against a trusted source. But, the workaround
is easy enough -- just unfollow the offending account...

-John Kalucki
Infrastructure, Twitter Inc.

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 2:11 PM, John Meyer <> wrote:
> On 5/10/2010 2:31 PM, jmathai wrote:
>> So, I knew I wasn't hallucinating. Looks like this dude knew of the
>> 'accept username' bug before me :).
> Yep.
> On a suggestion request (for Twitter, not necessarily the API) would it be
> possible to e-mail people indicating that they have started following a
> particular Twitter User?  Just in case somebody figures out a way around
> this one.

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