Yesterday, followed some people and they followed me back. And then, I got the dreaded automated Direct Messages. I dislike automated Direct Messages on Twitter. Here are my reasons:
- Since Twitter is for talking to people, sending me a DM just when you follow us, without getting to know us makes me feel like you are advertising to us.
- Social media is for being social. It is not for broadcasting information one way.
- When you send me an auto DM, it makes me feel like you don’t care for my time.
I asked our followers last night about their thoughts on Auto DMs and here is their response. Still don’t believe me?
If you don’t want auto DMs, send this post as an @reply to anyone you sends you an auto DM. Let’s end these automated direct messages now.