Would I get my accounts banned if I DM'ed every new follower?

Discussion in 'Twitter' started by jamie3000, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. jamie3000

    jamie3000 Elite Member Premium Member

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    Title says it all, if I DM'ed every new follower a personalized message with a unique link in it do we think my account would get banned?
     
  2. Rpenn34

    Rpenn34 BANNED BANNED

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    I don't think so...I get messages all day when I follow people telling me to check out a page or somethin like that. Their might be a limit to how many you can send a day tho.
     
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  3. IslandCat

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    I started doing that and after 10 went through i started gettting an error message in followliker

    but if I login to twitter i can send a dm fine, not sure what is up with that
     
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  4. jamie3000

    jamie3000 Elite Member Premium Member

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    Cool. Thanks guys I will experiment
     
  5. seesounds

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    No there's just a limit to how many peeps you can message
     
  6. punkinhead

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    Technically the limit is 250 a day, but after reading every thread I could find online about what lead to people being banned, i've come to the conclusion that automating DM's is a bad idea if you're posting aggressive followback numbers.

    Just read an article too from someone who did a test to measure follower retention based on dm's, user specific response tweets (can't type at symbol here), no response, etc when someone followed them... and they came to the conclusion that a DM when someone follows has no value whatsoever. Your following them back if not already does, though... greatly.
     
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  7. MyspaceisstillCool

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    what is dm? /15 char
     
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    Direct message :)