Over the last 3 months or so, I have been called out at least handful times that, I unfollowed some people and they were not happy so they decided to unfollow me as well. I have issues with it, not the unfolding part, but the calling out, especially when you and I had barely exchanged conversations, why would you even care?
We all know Twitter does its prank once in a while, like it or not; if you happen to notice that and care enough, why not just re-follow to start the conversation again? There are several apps and websites out there to help you better manage followers and I absolutely agree them can be effective, again ONLY if you care; but not to tweet out things like “in the last 7 days, I lost 28 followers and I caught them all with x” or “@InfoSara and some others unfollowed me [checked by fllwrs.com]”. Really? You CAUGHT THEM ALL, or @me just for that??
I have people unfollow me every day, and when I follow someone, I don’t ever expect them to follow me back (I admit it’ll be nice though 🙂 ! Really what I care about is the time I spend on Twitter,
(1) whether I am able to help peeps with my own experience, professionally or personally;
(2) whether I learn something new and gain knowledge;
(3) whether I have fun talking to my friends or even win prizes from Twitter party
With all that, I just couldn’t understand why you would call someone out when s/he unfollows you? What is your intention and what are you planning to do?? Oh and a side note, my favourite introduction at conference or networking event is– “Hi, I follow you but you are not following me back.” Yep, THAT.
So please, tell me again why you care?