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    Unfollow But Still Follow: Twitter Tip

    Posted In Twitter - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 With 2 Comments

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    At times we feel that we might have skipped important tweets of our friends / peers / other imp persons in our life. One of the major reason is that our timeline has become so heavier that we only end up reading tweets from famous personalities like hollywood / bollywood stars, media persons and people whom we just follow and don’t interact and likewise.

    So, what is the alternative of having only our friends in our timeline and still following people with whom we don’t interact directly but we still wish to see what they are doing.

    What I generally do is that I don’t follow any of the famous personalities but have made lists in twitter and added them to those lists. So effectively, I am not following them directly but I can still read what they are doing in my lists whenever I feel like.

    I know you may be thinking why would anyone follow them then?

    Frankly speaking, I don’t know the answer but may be their die hard fans want to increase the number of followers as today, greater the list, stronger the personality.

    The other reason could be to get follow back from people whom you follow and thus increasing your follower list.

    You can start reviewing your following list and stop following people who are not following you and add them to a list if you still want to read them indirectly. That way your timeline will be nice and clear.

    Here is one of the lists of all Bollywood stars that you can follow. There are other lists too that you might be interested in.

    NitiN Kumar Jain

    Nitin works in an IT MNC professionally but blogs and owns NKJ Live. He is also the co-owner of a professional start-up ARGHAM BYTES

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    • http://bhardwajme.blogspot.com Abhishek

      Ok i didn’t know that, i thought we have to follow a person if we have to add them in list.
      Same here i too don’t like following Bollywood Celebs and others but still in a while like to read their tweets.
      Nice tip will now add people in list rather following everybody.

      • http://nitinkumarjain.in NitiN Kumar Jain

        Yup .. thats what most of us think too … they are not important always .. but sometimes for fun yes …