Feel free to flag these users and we will investigate multiple accounts and comment spamming!
Cheriposted 9 months ago
there’s like one or two people who are just plain rude. it’s like, why bother commenting at all if it’s just something snarky and unproductive? really, why waste your time?posted 9 months ago
Users like this drive me insane, and there are sooooo many of them! And they get pretty upset if they follow you and you don’t follow them back immediately. I’ve never viewed blog follows as a trade – you follow someone because you like their style, not because they followed you. It’s about quality, not popularity!posted 9 months ago
Chictopia has changed so much since I first started here. There are a lot of good improvements, but you guys are right about the people who ask for followers. When I first started, I thought asking people to become a follower was banned. That’s why two of my favorites decided to leave Chictopia in the first place because they were involved in a scandal regarding asking people for votes and followers. Now, it seems like it’s just an everyday occurrence. I usually just ignore them, but it is annoying to see people who comment just to ask for followers without even taking the time to say anything about your look or read your entry. :( Oh well, such is life!posted 9 months ago
the worst is people who leave this comment: “cute outfit, love it! I’d be glad to follow you if you follow back!” and just COPY it to everyone !! an what’s more… it works. some people agree to follow. they get many followers to get more votes, this is totally unfair.posted 9 months ago
Thanks for everyone’s feedback on this topic. However, the best way to ensure that spammers do not plague the community is to flag these users when you come across them. I have not seen an increase of users flagged over the last month, which leads me to believe that this problem has not been building up as this topic indicates. But if you believe otherwise, please do flag!
I’m going to close this topic in 48 hours if I don’t see any other flags come through.
I ALWAYS report people like that. If they can’t be nice/pleasant than they shouldn’t get to enjoy the benefits of a community like Chictopia. Just go to their profile and flag them! You can also flag their rude or spam-like comments.posted 9 months ago
I dont care who tries to promote themselves, and I would never report anyone for trying to gain followers…
But I do agree some people seem extremely annoyingposted 9 months ago
When I started here in Chictopia, everything was new and people really put effort into posting photos of their outfits, even include short to long blogs with it. I noticed recently that there are SO MANY USERS that have accounts dedicated for re-posting outfits of famous Chictopians, and other high quality photographs of other people, under Inspiration, and even under Personal Style. And these users even have the guts to ask for followers (because they “follow back”) in every comment, every forum thread, even in the Rewards section. They benefit from the efforts of other people.
It’s just tiring and sickening (sorry for the word) seeing these free riders in Chictopia.posted 9 months ago
I may have gotten such messages but pretty much dismiss them. We can thank facebook and twitter for some peoples’ obsession for having “followers” Everyone wants their 15 minutes.
For the ones trying to gain chictopia points – do they not realize that if they put in just a few more hours in a week or two at their job (even at $8 an hour) they could go out and buy whatever they are trying to “win” by wasting 100’s of hours trying to gain followers and all that.
Many sites and virtual worlds etc have their own currency system (we have chic points of course) and people tend to grossly overestimate the value of it.posted 8 months ago
Paying homage to a man of truly transcendental style…Ralph Waldo Emerson insisted upon nonconformity of thought and and action, and in his essay entitled “Self-Reliance,” he said it best: “Insist on yourself. Never imitate.” However, don’t be discouraged by the mendicant followers devoid of originality (as of yet, from a legal standpoint, unless there’s a valid copyright or ownership interest being infringed upon or misappropriated, they can’t be sent to fashion jail, however contemptible they are). It never troubles the sun…be enlarged by your own style shining :)posted 8 months ago