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Twitter asking for phone on every new account. Where am I going wrong?

Discussion in 'Twitter' started by punkinhead, Feb 25, 2015.

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  1. punkinhead

    punkinhead Regular Member

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    Got 10 semi-private proxies.

    Used different proxy with cleared cookies for every account.

    Established gmail and yahoo email accounts.

    Tried creating Twitter accounts.

    First 3 worked, but now no matter what I do on any of the proxies with all new info and new email address, etc. it will not allow me to create new account without phone number.

    Is is just easier to buy the accounts? 3 accounts created for 10 proxies purchased hardly seems worth it. Or is there some obvious aspect I might be missing?
     
  2. gashead

    gashead Junior Member

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    You really should be using private proxies.
     
  3. punkinhead

    punkinhead Regular Member

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    The semi private were around $10/mo for 10.

    Well, at $20/month for fully private, it would seem a good way to burn through quite a bit of cash... especially if I scale up significantly and end up with more like 100.

    Is there a better overall approach here?

    Never used Tor or something like that, but would that be a viable option?
     
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    If you want any luck creating twitter accounts. The proxies need to be new and totally private. Otherwise you will run into big problems.
     
  5. gashead

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    With 10 private proxies you could run 50 accounts. All you would need to do is make $0.4 from each account a month to cover the cost of your proxies, that's very doable. I wouldn't even think about scaling up significantly until you at least cover your costs.
     
  6. punkinhead

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    Sure. Agreed. Just thinking ahead. So seems to be agreement it's just a proxy quality issue, then, right?

    By "scaling up", I was envisioning a max of around 100 accounts anyway... starting off with 20. I had been doing one proxy per account (or at least trying to)

    General advice seems to be safe limit is 5 per proxy. Any other input on that?
     
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    Have you tried creating accounts via mobile device and a proxy?

    Proxies aren't the only commonality they look for when it comes to blocking out spammers.
     
  8. punkinhead

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    No. I haven't. I'm on an ancient loaner phone since mine was stolen a while back. I could borrow one easily enough. Any other particular trigger?
     
  9. pippobaudo123

    pippobaudo123 Newbie

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    Creating accounts with mobile phone sounds good idea but is it a solution for mass accounts? maybe with proxies. Then you need another app to automatize, which will bring another struggles. I am dealing with the same thing trying to find a solution.
     
  10. punkinhead

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    One acct per proxy. First three went through. Next 7 didn't and asked for phone verification. That's not a coincidence. There is something else going on here other than those three happened to be good, the other 7 happened to be burned, and they just happened to line up in that order. Is it a matter of subnets? Not really sure what a subnet is, but perhaps it reached a limit for that subnet?