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Twitter is updating its algorithm

Discussion in 'Twitter' started by wizard04, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. wizard04

    wizard04 Elite Member

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    I have notice it from yesterday. Few of my account followers have vanished and come back after few hours.
    I suggest to everyone that are using little bit extreme settings to lower them if you want your account to stay safe.

    I am guessing this new algorithm will be mainly to clean out the spam accounts.
     
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  2. uncce

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    so if they're back no worries. it's just a bug probably. they had updates a month back
     
  3. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Soon as you see 20+ threads about service X, you know service X has changed algorithms ;)

    Today is Twitter algo day!

    Anyway, thanks for the heads up OP.
     
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  4. Nonilol

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    I also had some issues with twitter today.

    On a profile, the "followers", "following" and "favorites" tabs completely disappeared for a few hours (at least on my two laptops and on a friends computer), however everything was normal when using the twitter app on my smartphone.
     
  5. JustChillin

    JustChillin Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Twitter has made a lot of updates lately (past few days) also.
     
  6. Ambitious12

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    It means twitter marketers..be alert.
     
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    Ahh this might explain why I've had some accounts locked over the last 3 days. Time to ease off for a bit and await the outcome/carnage.
     
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    That's why I always find the limits first, and then stay way back from them, so when they are setting up bot traps I go undetected.
     
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  10. cheekymonkey69

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    Here's some fuel to add to the fire... apparently on even large accounts... Twitter is daily limiting user following to 500 accounts. Big guys like ManageFlitter have mentioned the following: https://manageflitter.zendesk.com/entries/95979278-Twitter-Follow-Limits

    Curious... is anyone having issues following more than 500 people on FollowLiker? Can someone confirm if they are hitting nay limits with FollowLiker?

    Thanks!
     
  11. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Down 1,000 followers since this morning on one of my accounts. Yee-haw.
     
  12. blurr

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    First of all, this is just a bug and has been around twitter for at least a year.
    As for limits - it is safe yo follow 700 - 900 users a day, that's what i`ve been doing for a year and haven't been banned once.
     
  13. revilogarmon

    revilogarmon Newbie

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    Hey - got a response back from Manageflitter to say that acccts with 2k to 20k can follow 250x and those over 20k can likely follow 250 - 500x accts.

    Anyone else had this problem - would be interested to understand if this will continue or if I need to switch over to FL?

    laters ;)
     
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  14. BloggerTonmoy

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    Thanks for the update :)
     
  15. revilogarmon

    revilogarmon Newbie

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    I am going to continue to run with the limited follow count for now >> this is super newb question, but is this likely to be a temp thing or is this set for good? Thx RG
     
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    I also lost my account followers but got them back after 4 hours
     
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    Hmmm, soo I shouldn't be following 2300 users a day? I haven't had any problems lol
     
  18. revilogarmon

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    Frankie - are you using MF or a bot?
     
  19. revilogarmon

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    Just found an article ref Twitter's change in policy to better regulate abusive users. I am guessing that the signals that identify spamming and abusive content has an overlap with following and twitter has tightened up how accounts interact with each other. I genuinely hope that there is some relaxing in the following via services like Manageflitter, however the alternative would be to switch to FollowLiker where, I guess many BH peeps have not seen a change to how much they can follow? Grateful for your thoughts :)
    Thx RG
     
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  20. cheekymonkey69

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    I'm running like my ass is on fire to FL. I just ran a few accounts on MF and its a mess!

    Normally I would run 700-900 follows a day on a number of accounts and they've been reduced to 100-250. I've not been able to squeeze more than 250 followers using MF. (sigh) And you wonder why Twitter is in trouble with shareholders. <--- heavily biased :)

    This sucks! I'm gonna go into my corner and pout some more! :)