|something I don't get re: Twitter
||[Aug. 16th, 2010|01:51 am]
So this person:
that I do not know is following me and 100 other people. She has one tweet, some platitude that belongs on a bumpersticker. only 9 people are following her back, presumably people who follow back anyone that adds them.
There are three similar profiles (few tweets, all tweets are cliche inspirational stuff, following random non-famous people that aren't following back) that started following me around the same time.
obviously it's some kind of scam, but I can't figure out the angle. If I don't know them and don't follow them back, they can't spam me. they aren't posting anything interesting that would make anyone want to follow them back. I'm not concerned, but I am curious to understand this otherwise confusing behavior.
I am new to twitter so apologies if this is an obvious question that everyone else dealt with 2 years ago.
I remember LJ had the "serial adders" back in the day, and I never understood that, either. are they related somehow?