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Old 07-24-2012, 12:23 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Mitt Romney Accused of Buying Twitter Followers | Trending Now - Yahoo! News

Romney wasn't feeling the love as few people had bothered to follow him on twitter (which isn't surprising given he never does anything other than ask people for money or repeat press releases) so last weekend the Romney campaign started paying companies to make fake twitter addresses and then have them follow Romney's twitter account. Can you say sad and pathetic?
Hey Newb, have you noticed there is an elections sub-forum?
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Old 07-24-2012, 06:24 AM
 
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How is this different from paying for advertising on other media like TV and radio?

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It isn't different than paying for a TV ad or Radio ad. The more "people" that follow you the more you trend so the more it snowballs with other people following you.

I can also see someone with 400 twit followers that they have never met thinking that they are close friends with them all and then thinking it is weird.
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