There are various different ways of getting more followers on Twitter.
The easiest method is to be a celebrity. It doesn’t matter if you tweet anything interesting, you’ll probably find a fair number of people will follow you regardless.
Alternatively, you could try to tweet something that people find useful or amusing or informative on a regular basis. If you put in the hours, write great tweets and be yourself then you may find others are happy to follow you and engage with you online.
But if both of those options sound far too tricky, you might be tempted to try the Twitter equivalent to a “get rich quick” scheme in your hunt for more followers.
Take these messages which are currently appearing on Twitter, for instance:
GET MORE FOLLOWERS MY BEST FRIENDS? I WILL FOLLOW YOU BACK IF YOU FOLLOW ME – [LINK]
If you are tempted to click on the link, you will be taken to a webpage which offers you a service that promises hundreds or…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.