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Poll: Is the Ability to Auto DM Your Follow List Good or Bad?

Auto DMs

Recently, I wrote about Auto Direct Messaging on Twitter and my personal feelings on the function, and today Jeff Turner posted this TwitPoll on Twitter today, and I thought it’d be nice to get some more feedback from the cool cats, here at AG.

The comments over at TwtPoll are interesting, and I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

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Matthew Rathbun is a Virginia Licensed Broker and Director of Professional Development for Coldwell Banker Elite, in Fredericksburg Virginia. He has opened and managed real estate firms, as well as coached and mentored agents and Brokers. As a Residential REALTOR®, Matthew was a high volume agent and past REALTOR® Rookie of the Year & Virginia Association Instructor of the Year. You can follow him on Twitter as "MattRathbun" and on Facebook. Matthew's blog is



  1. Clint Miller

    February 23, 2009 at 3:29 pm

    I hate auto-DMs. I think we should have the ablility to block them on Twitter as a part of its functionality.

  2. Paula

    February 23, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Not to worry – none of my followers will be receiving an auto DM from me. Please return the favor:)

  3. Lisa Sanderson

    February 23, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    It’s bad. Very very bad.

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