To follow someone means to see their updates on your home page. unlike many social networks, twitter friendships are nonreciprocal ( they aren’t mutual). that means somebody can follow you even if you are not following them. anyone who thinks you're interesting can follow you, and you don't have to approve, or follow back. if you follow a person you will get their updates on your homepage when you log in, end on your phone if you’ve configured it. your profile page displays statistics on how many followers you have and how many people you’re following. also, if you follow someone that means they can send you private direct messages.
Sign in to twitter and click on the "following" link in the right hand side column of your home or profile page. to follow someone by clicking the following button on their profile page. you will know you are calling them if you see a green checkmark next to the word "Following". there will be an actions button on the right to stopped following a person if you want to. from here, you can also configure your mobile phone text message preferences for each person.
You'll get an e-mail from twitter every time someone follows you. You can configure your e-mail if you wish to change this. The followers link in the right-hand column of your homepage or profile page will also list all of your followers.
You can block someone to prevent them from following you or sending you messages. however if your account is public it will still be able to see your public tweets (for example on your profile page). it is good to block accounts that look like spammers because twitter support monitors who is blocked in determining which accounts to cancel.
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