Lonesome Twitter users can now buy followers. Australian social media marketing company uSocial is offering a paid service that finds followers for users of the micro-blogging service. Followers can be got at US $80.
Leon Hill, uSocial's ceo, said the company finds potential followers by searching Twitter and working out interests of individual users. USocial then sends messages to potential followers telling them about the new Twitter user they might want to follow.
A broad range of clients had signed up to buy followers, said Hill including educational organisations, companies and marketing firms. A woman who runs yoga classes is one of our clients," he said. So are some religious organizations.
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