Is it proper etiquette to follow someone who has decided to follow you? Are we expected to tit-for-tat?
No, there are loads of people who will spam follow you, or follow you for genuine reasons, but you should only follow tehm back if you truely like their work in my opinion.
Some people expect it, sure. But I wouldn't allow yourself to feel pressured if you don't want to do the tit-for-tat thing (to me it's totally pointless - why follow someone unless you actually want to read their stuff?)
On a related note, I would be really grateful if Hub Pages admin could give people the option of keeping the number and identity of their followers private.
It all depends on you. There is nothing wrong with you re-following your followers.
I only follow those that i think will add value to my learning experience.
by Tony Lawrence 8 years ago
I have been working on unfollowing people.I hate doing that, because I know sometimes people get insulted. I mean no insult.I like to give people a fair chance to engross me, but if they haven't been able to do that, I just don't want to see their links popping up. It doesn't mean they...
by Aida Garcia 4 years ago
Hello,I have read some fastinating hubs and when I follow them I hope they will return the favor. How many of you agree? It will definitely place our hubs in a much higher paying bracket.
by Andrew Smith 3 years ago
I've just reached a landmark of 100 followers (yay, me!), which might not seem like much, but it's built up pretty slowly over time, and I've made sure to interact with everyone I'm following regularly (106 now), checking out new hubs, etc. It made me consider an interesting question:How do...
by Audrey Hunt 4 years ago
I presently follow 1,975 hub members. My followers are 1,436. I remember hearing something about it being best to unfollow those that are not active on your hubs or that hold no further interest for you.So, I've been doing this. My question is: Have I been mislead or am I...
by healthmunsta 15 months ago
I am literally sick and tired of people who follow you, and then, when you follow them back, they promptly unfollow you. Really, people? What do you do when someone unfollows you shortly after you follow them? Do you hunt them down and unfollow them as well? Do you send them mail saying what they...
by Cari Jean 8 years ago
Do you feel obligated to follow someone just because they are following you? Have you ever quit following someone, if so why?
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