May 102010

Followers gone – don’t panic   ;0)

Twitter Bug Lost Followers

It appears a bug has popped up on Twitter today.  Apparently this bug “allows users to make anyone follow them“.  I’m sure you can see how this could be a bit of an issue for Twitter and it’s loyal clan.  Some of the details on this snafu are:  “writing “[tweet] accept [username]” then the [username] immediately starts following you.”

Want to know more, check out some of these sources:

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/20100310/17-pct-twitter-users-havefollowers.htm

http://eu.techcrunch.com/2010/05/10/does-this-twitter-bug-force-anyone-to-follow-you/

http://mashable.com/2010/05/10/twitter-follow-bug/

Lets hope those Twitter Follow stats bounce back soon!

:: swytch ::

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