Dunbar's Number, the theory that most people can maintain at most 150 stable interpersonal relationships, faces an unusual challenge in the time of social media. You may have more people than that add you as a follower on Twitter every month, week or maybe, every day. Half or more are robots, spammers or robot spammers.
What do you do when someone starts following you on Twitter? Do you follow them back? Let's say you'd like the people you follow to follow you back - how are these decisions made? Egyptian marketing consultant John Antonios has drawn up a useful flow chart explaining his thought process for evaluating new people on Twitter. I thought it was well articulated and could prove useful to other readers, so you can find it below. Yes, if you're comfortable using Twitter already this may not seem terribly novel to you, but please bear with us: I think having these thoughts clearly articulated could be very useful for many people.