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Twitter account constantly asking for phone verification?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by samiejg, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    I've had the account for 2-3 weeks and have been gradually trying to increase the followers per day (started following maybe 4 days ago).

    First day: following 30 people
    Second: followed 95 people
    third followed 30 people and got suspended

    Now today I just got suspended again, although I did increase the amount of people I'm following. I also noticed all the people i was following disappeared, I now only follow 2 people :( I'm assuming Twitter did this because my mass planner settings looks correct

    I'm just wondering a few questions :(

    1. Will getting suspended this often possibly end up causing my account to get shutdown (or negatively impacting it)?

    2. Is there any set limits I should be following for a newish account?

    3. Could this be because I am following too many people compared to how many people that are following me? Like for example, if I have 20 followers, but I'm following 300+ people?

    4. Any recommended settings anywheres (for massplanner) to ensure that my account looks legit? (maybe even to help with my followers to following ratio too?
     
  2. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    Looks like all of the people I was following on Twitter just re-appeared. Anyways, would appreciate it if anyone could point me in the right direction in regards to some good settings I could use for MassPlanner, or if you guys think it's alright the way it is.
     
  3. mievr01

    mievr01 Junior Member

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    I have exactly the same problem. i get asked for verification about 10 times a day on one of my accounts.
     
  4. JDNYP

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    Same story not long time ago on instagram..
     
  5. fullwall3t

    fullwall3t Power Member

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    It could be just bad proxy. Because tw acc on my ip is almost undead and several other accs, but it also could be by retweeting and othwr settings.
    Or there was even some theory on how was the acc created, but in that case all my accs would be suspended 10 times a day
     
  6. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    It's actually using my home's IP address, so I don't think it's that. Just one account to try out a method, before scaling and getting IP's an all the bizniz.
     
  7. Rosca

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    Hey dude!

    1. Chances are it will. If you don't have any sort of ID to prevent the Twitter police from jumping your account, you're screwed.

    2. Think about the follower ratio. Maybe you went too hard in following people. Chances are, the algorithm assumed you was a spam bot and caused them to fuck you over. Keep it short and follow maybe 30-50 people a day and keep it that way.

    3. Same as number 2. Stay safe and follow a small amount of people daily.

    4: If you are using mass planner, keep it on slow. Cause that was probably why they tried to screw you over dude.

    Remember the safe method will always pay off in the end. Appearing natural will save your account in the long run!

    Hope this helps!
     
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  8. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    @samiejg: This is standard procedure for new Twitter accounts since a good few months now. Nothing to worry about. Just keep following, no matter what you need to combat the first few verification requests (3 phone verifications and 1 password reset), when you completed these initial verification requests, Twitter will let you on your way. Tweeting can trigger phone locks too besides following, take into account that too.

    When you get phone locked, most of the time the following counter shows zero until you (re-)verify the account, when you did that, in a few hours the counter will go back up, where it's supposed to be. This is exactly what you experienced. It's a common phenomenon, you don't have to worry about this either.

    Just to clarify, when you say "suspended", in Twitter lingo it means permanently banned. You weren't suspended, you were "just" phone locked a couple of times.
     
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  9. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    Ok I gotcha :) That doesn't sound too bad then. And dunno why I said suspended, I think i seen it somewheres in massplanner (or maybe it said "your account is blocked or suspended").

    Anyways, thanks a lot for the help :D Now just time to figure out about the follower/following ratio
     
  10. jgreloadgunlock

    jgreloadgunlock Newbie

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    :)
     
  11. hiepcnle

    hiepcnle Registered Member

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    They think you're using that twitter account to do follower exchange. It's dangerous if you do following a lot like that.