In the social media world, there's nothing more awkward than finding out someone you thought liked you has decided not to be your virtual friend anymore. It's best not to take it personally in most cases; as columnist Stephen Hunt says; "Making an emotional investment in Twitter followers is a bit like falling for a rock star: just as you get used to them, they're off to the next town, the next gig, the next smart thing." If you must know who's unfollowed you, an application called Qwitter can help.
Sign up for a Qwitter account at Qwitter.com. You'll have to enter your Twitter username and email address.
Designate how often you want to be informed when someone unfollows you; you can get a daily summary or instant unfollow notifications.
Check your email for unfollow notifications. Not all online applications always work perfectly, so you may want to visit the Qwitter website from time to time to check for service interruptions, especially if you haven't gotten any Qwitter emails in awhile.
- Want to check whether someone has already unfollowed you prior to signing up for Qwitter? Try to send the user a direct message. You can only send a DM to accounts that are following you.
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