Tim Ferris Buys Twitter Reach For $3/Follower

Filed as News on March 11, 2009 4:32 am

Tim Ferris obviously want more followers on Twitter, because he’s “bribing the world” with his $3/follower promise. Problem is, you won’t be getting the money, American public schools in need will, thought DonorChoose.org. Ferris donates $1/follower, and “an anonymous supporter” matches that with another $2/follower, which breaks down to $3/follower. So you’d be doing a good thing, following Tim Ferris on Twitter while this campaign is rolling, which is until 50,000 new followers have been gained. That’s $150,000 for a good cause. And you could always unfollow later down the line.

Should the extra money to the schools not be enough to convince you, Ferris is also doing a competition where you can win a MacBook Pro and some other stuff. Check out his post for more, and do follow him. I will.

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  1. By Michael posted on March 11, 2009 at 4:43 am
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    I hate public schools, so I gladly will deprive the system of three dollars.

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  2. By Viper007Bond posted on March 11, 2009 at 7:28 am
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    Things like this make me want to actually NOT follow someone. Gimmicks are stupid.

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  3. By Miguel posted on March 11, 2009 at 8:08 am
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    Wow, that’s impressive use of Twitter. Well done Tim! :) Thanks for sharing. I already follow up.

    -mig

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  4. By Andy Merrett posted on March 11, 2009 at 10:20 am
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    Michael, you hate schools that allow everyone to get an education? OK.

    Having said that I’m not completely convinced, though I’m likely to fall for it. :(

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  5. By Michael posted on March 11, 2009 at 10:30 am
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    Public schools are prison daycamps where students learn to read, write, bleed, fight, drink, drug, and do each other; where they are kept off the streets while their fathers work themselves into early graves and their mothers cry as their babies learn to hate them. I never want my children to go to a public school. May their bricks and mortar line the furnaces of hell.

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  6. By jheLo posted on March 12, 2009 at 1:39 pm
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    This is great! Helping the needy is very good. Good luck!

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  7. By faisal majeed posted on May 2, 2009 at 4:02 pm
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    So Twitter is awesome for Taking traffic to you website . It is very
    simple to setup and its a fun positive way to keep in contact with
    people. To get more followers on twitter check out this amazing
    tool.

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