Honestly, think about it.
There's achievement spam, formspring spam, location spam, picture spam, link spam, ponder spam, I'm playing X, Y, Z spam, incessant whining spam… I could go on.
It's all there. At any given moment you can (and probably will) tweet something that one of your followers doesn't like.
And that's ok – if you (or they) aren't a jerk about it. You can NOT reasonably expect that everyone you follow is going to tweet the very things only YOU want to read all the time.
If you have an issue with the “spam” and cannot accept the fact that you can just scroll past it, then you do need to re-evaluate why you are following that person.
If you really don't find them that interesting ever… then unfollow them. You find out they don't share a lot of beliefs that are important to you… unfollow them.
But it's the WAY you do it.
I cannot possibly follow everyone back, I would never be able to keep up with any semblance of a timeline. But, do I ever get annoyed by what I see in my timeline? Sure!
But I don't usually say anything and I don't call out an individual for it. Partially because I (like ALL of us) have been guilty of creating tweet spam at one time or another. And, partially because I just don't let that kind of stuff bother me. (Oh hai scroll button!)
So, if you insist on unfollowing – just do it. No reason to make a big deal out of it by telling someone you are going to unfollow because they said “this” or did “that.” And the threats to unfollow if people tweet X, Y, Z? Get over yourself.
No one should have to feel they can't tweet something just because they don't want to lose YOU. I mean, did they sign up JUST to be followed by you?
This post brought to you by the late night rambles of a Syrana that should be sleeping but is annoyed at the unfollow threat spam she sees people receiving.
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