Until recently, this was pretty much a ‘case-closed’ affair for me. Unless you never, ever, ever want to use Twitter, ever again, like EVER, or you’re an incurable attention-seeker who’s been histrionically threatening to “leave Twitter” for twelve months and now kind of needs to put his Deactivate button where his mouth is, you should not delete a Twitter account. Continue reading Twelve Reasons Why You Should NOT Delete a Disused Twitter Account
There’s a very widespread notion that unfollowing so-called ‘inactive’ Twitter users is a good way to help manage a follow ratio. We’re talking here about unfollowing users who actually follow you, I should stress – not the ones who don’t. The idea is that you use a management tool such as ManageFlitter to determine which of your followers have not tweeted for a long time, and then unfollow them, primarily on the basis that they’re not using the site, won’t notice you unfollowed them, and thus won’t unfollow back.
But there are several problems with this theory. Firstly, Continue reading Why You Should Not Unfollow Inactive Twitter Users