Ten types of people to unfollow on Twitter

Just got into Twitter? Trying to decide who you should or shouldn’t follow? Maybe I can help. Here are the ten types of people I strongly recommend unfollowing:  

  1. People whose Twitter profile ends in guy, guru, expert, diva, evangelist or visionary
  2. People whose Twitter profile begins with Mr, followed by something digital
  3. People who send @ messages to stars in the hope of instant Twitter validation through a reply
  4. People whose automated ‘thanks for the follow’ messages make you want to vomit
  5. People whose automated ‘thanks for the follow’ messages contain a link to their site
  6. People who ask questions they could answer quicker on Google
  7. People who as soon as a star dies tweet “Just warning you, if anyone makes a joke about this, I’ll unfollow you.” Not if I can unfollow you first, petal.
  8. People who think adding the phrase “please RT” makes their spammy message more likely to be passed on .
  9. People who think putting fail on the end of another word and sticking a hash on the front is still clever. #originalityfail
  10. People who Tweet linkbait Twitter lists like this one. That’d be me…

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