If somebody follows you who follows 3000 other people that's a bot right? My instinct is to block anybody who "follows" me but follows so many people that they couldn't conceivably actually want to read things from the people they follow.
@edheil I'd say: yes. Specially if their timeline is vacuous.
@kensanata I understand that follow bots help instances federate but I just had three weird "users" follow me at once, all with a bazillion follows and no timelines, and I was like NOPE
@edheil Heh. Be sure to click on the link to look at their profile on *their* server, though. Their messages might not have federated to your server. But generally speaking I always block follow-bots. 👹
@kensanata too late they're blocked. :) next time I will.
@edheil I think it's a good gamble, yeah.
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