Here’s how StatusPeople explains the methodology behind the service:
- We take a sample of your follower data. Up to 500 records depending on how ‘popular’ you are and assess them against a number of simple spam criteria.
- On a very basic level spam accounts tend to have few or no followers and few or no tweets. But in contrast they tend to follow a lot of other accounts.
Those numbers seemed kind of low to me, and I’m still not entirely sure what StatusPeople considers to be a “faker”, but I will say that if this is close to being true, I’m impressed. Good job, good effort Twitter.
Here is mine:
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