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Cartoon: Follower Addiction

The worst virus on Twitter isn’t Mikeyy or any of its variants. It’s the virulent strain of viral nuttiness that possesses people to jump at any dodgy opportunity to Get Thousands of Followers With Just One Tweet! Half of them are out-and-out Ponzi schemes, and the other half make the first half look reputable.

My modest proposal? Get Twitter to have a setting that allows you to specify the number of followers it will display on your profile. You want 50,000 followers? Key it into the field and hit submit – you got ’em! True, they’re completely imaginary, but let’s face it – so is any hope that the followers you get in one of these schemes are going to listen to a thing you say. (Unless it’s a promise that you can get them even more followers.)

Must run. I have 170,000,000 followers hanging on my every word.

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