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An automated dev.to follow bot.

mmphego profile image Mpho Mphego ・1 min read

Asking for a friend.

What are the repercussions for creating an automated bot that would follow people who currently follow you?

Nothing on the https://dev.to/terms or https://dev.to/code-of-conduct regarding this.

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Ben Sinclair

You'd end up giving control of who you follow, and therefore your feed, to other people.

You'd end up seeing a lot of crap content and spam.

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Mpho Mphego Author

Mmhh, I did not think of that.
Too much noise so little signal.

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Tobias SN

If the ToS and code of conduct say nothing about it, it’s probably fine.