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  1. Rgarner

    Rgarner Android Expert
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    Recently I appear to have gained some followers on here. That's shocking. Just in case, how would I keep track of them?

     

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  2. dontpanicbobby

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    Every now and then you can check your Profile page. Scroll down to Following/Followers then tap on Followers>Show all. I might have missed a step there. BRB

    I guess you'd have to tap on each one to see what they've been up to. HTH
     
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  3. Dannydet

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    Now that you mentioned it, it always feels like somebodys watching me...
     
  4. joe71

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    I noticed that I have gained some followers, clearly people with too much free time:D
    A big hello to my followers:thumbsupdroid:
     
  5. Steven58

    Steven58 "The Unqualified Moderator!"
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    I like followers. I try to set a good example for them to follow. :p
     
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    I have noticed it also. They are apparently Russian related spammers. I have reported 2 of them recently. They all have set their homepages to Russian based dating or porn sites.
     
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  7. Steven58

    Steven58 "The Unqualified Moderator!"
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    Me? I don't pay much attention to followers, nowadays.
     
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  8. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!
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  9. Dannydet

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    Exactly!!!
     
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  10. justanotherguy

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    I havent been on much, last post in ...August...
    I come in and I have 7 people following me...Not all at once,it seems a new follower every few days starting in September

    weird
     
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  11. justanotherguy

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    haha.. I've never surfed this forum
    It seems I am not alone, in being followed

    So I checked, 3 are .ru sex sites
    the others show no signs, no recent posts. In fact they look inactive for 3+ years on each
     
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  12. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!
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    don't feel too special.....lol you are not the only one. i just ignore therm.
     
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    Somebody close to you said: "One more flop, and it's over."

    Somebody said they were close to me?
     
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    I view being followed in forums as a compliment.
     
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  15. Steven58

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    (Steven looks behind him. He, too, is being followed!)
     
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    Sorry Yoda, you should be using the force to sense when someone is following you? You getting lazy on us????
     
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    It seems that these new followers are Russian hackers/bots finding inactive accounts to hijack. All the ones that have recently followed my account have had no activity for multiple years.

    I will continue to report these accounts.
     
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  18. Milo Willamson

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    I too either, feel cute when I am being followed on this place, or feel so ugly because something is wrong with them.
    Horribly wrong with them...
     
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    Good one, ;) no offense Mr. Steven58
     
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    None taken :)
     
  21. dontpanicbobby

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    Some of my Followers won't let me say hello.
    I guess Privacy is reaching peak.
     
  22. rootabaga

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    Perhaps we all need eyes in the back of our heads...where's Danny Thomas when you need him?
    (Yes, I know, lots of the younger folks won't get this one...)

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    I've collected lots of followers, most of whom don't seem to post... :thinking:
     
  23. today

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    Russian bots? Totally makes sense. I've achieved about a dozen "followers" in the last year. None of them with any reason to follow me. I'm stationary.
     
  24. MoodyBlues

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    That was the episode with the walnuts, right? So funny! :D
     
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    Yes, indeed.

    Apparently, while we may not have "perfect 20/20/20/20 vision," our memories are still pretty good. ;)
     
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