Twitter has evolved into one of the most popular social media site and as a result a large number of people have turned towards this amazing micro blogging site. The site with a clean design has a huge potential and is more easy to use. Twitter is mainly used for purposes such as marketing, branding, spreading messages etc.
As with any other social media sites, the increasing number of Twitter users have resulted in a lot of people making a mess of it in an unethical way. As a result genuine Twitter users are facing a lot of issues such as receiving spams, unwanted tweet messages, automated messages etc and are not able to exploit the power of their Twitter profiles to its full potential.
The solution for this is to do do some cleaning work on your Twitter profile. Removing unwanted Twitter users from your “Following” list the main cleaning activities that can be done on your Twitter account. This would help in getting only relevant Tweet messages on your Twitter page. There are few types of Twitter users that needs to be cleaned out, if you want to make your Twitter profile healthier.
1) Removing Bots
A large number of Twitter profiles are simply bots and they follow other users automatically. They may not have any relevant updates and they just auto follow, in order to get more followers.
2) Removing Spammers
The Twitter spammers are almost similar to the bots in some aspects. These guys just spam your Twitter time line with spammy updates. So its better to remove them off from your list.
3) Removing Inactive Users
Majority of Twitter users remain inactive for a longer period due to various reasons such as lack of time, unable to understand the way Twitter works etc. It would be better to clean such users from your list, as the presence of such users would only weaken your Twitter profile.
4) Removing Irrelevant Users
You might be getting lot of Twitter updates which are not related to your domain. This would be more frustrating if all the updates from a particular users are not of your interest. The spammers also fall into this group. Such users can also be deleted from the list.
5) Removing profiles which uses automated feeds for Tweeting
Certain users hardly find time to Tweet and they keep their profiles updated with help of feeds such as TwiterFeed or FriendFeed. All of their Tweets would be from such feeds. The issue is that updates from such feeds may contains many irrelevant Tweets and hence it is better to get rid of such users from your list.
The above task would help you in filtering out your Twitter profile and optimize it for more better purpose. Try these steps and I am sure that you will start feeling the difference. If you are following a large number of people, then you can take this cleaning effort on a gradual basis.