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Twitter’s 5K Follow Barrier

What is it, what does it imply, and how do you break the logjam?

Twitter Logo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Twitter Logo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

What is Twitter’s 5K Barrier?
New users on Twitter are generally anxious to get conversations fired up and tweeps following them. In their enthusiasm, they may follow other users at a furious pace. It’s not uncommon to see users following 4000 people or more when only a few hundred follow them. Rightly or…

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