So, boys and girls and other fellow creatures, what is the followbot? @followbot From what I gather, it tries to index toots and makes them available to the world. Why does it need me to follow it? I gather people consider it unfriendly but is there a good summary why?

@AlexVoss bots will follow you, if you don't want it to happen, put #nobot in your bio

@phlegmaticvolk thanks - but what is it that this bot is actually doing? Why is it asking me to follow it? I've blocked it now since seems to be too general and also not always effective.

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