Twitter: Imposing a 2000-Following limit?

Twitter, Follow, Following, Limitations, Limits, 2000

On the 7th of August 2008, Twitter’s Official Blog mentioned that they have plans to impose limitations on the number of people that Twitterers can follow at Twitter. Twitter has no choice but to introduce such limitations in order to curb Follow Spam, something that is quite common at Twitter at the moment.

Twitter however made it clear that they will not reveal the exact nature of their Following limitation:
We don't reveal exact limits, because it's somewhat complicated and, more importantly, if you were to tell spammers exactly what the filtering rules are on your email or, say, Google's PageRank, they'd just engineer their way around them much more easily.
I thought that was the end of the story.

Earlier today, TechCrunch revealed that the limitation may have been set at 2,000, meaning you can only follow maximum 2,000 people at Twitter. This subject is hot right now and many Twitterers are not at all happy with it.

I don’t want to say anything for now since those are just rumors and hearsays. I will rather wait for Twitter to clear the air and come clean with everybody.

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