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How not to increase followers on social media

'Get 1,000 followers for $5': Sounds like a steal, right? Posts, messages and links on social media promising to increase follower count or likes for a small sum have become rampant. There are numerous platforms mushrooming

"From a marketers' standpoint, all alternative methods of acquiring followers on social media are frowned upon," says Suveer Bajaj, Founding Partner of digital marketing agency FoxyMoron. Using such tools to increase followers on social media may do more harm than good. Facebook keeps identifying and wiping out bot profiles on its platforms. Profiles that have fake profiles/ counts as followers created by bots are usually banned.

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