About “free followers” apps

“Free followers” apps

Some apps claim they will give you more followers. Using these apps can be harmful and often cause accounts to break the X Rules.

Here are some additional risks involved with using these types of apps:

  • Your account may become compromised.
  • Your account may automatically post messages containing spammy URLs, be forced to randomly and aggressively follow other accounts and Repost and like other posts.
  • Your account may gain followers which are fake or compromised.
  • Your account may be forced to authenticate additional apps.
  • Your account may accrue large numbers of blocks and become suspended.


If you think you might be using a “free followers” app, review your apps and revoke its access to your account as soon as possible. You can also learn how to revoke an app's access to your account.

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