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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by martin@rootjazz » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:30 pm

try a recalibration, it could be that a previous issue means the program thinks it unfollowed users who it didn't, thus doesn't think they are still available to unfollow


Please ensure you are up to date:
https://rootjazz.com/twitterdub/updatetesting.html

Make sure you are not running ANY actions. Pause / clear the processor tab.

Clear your logs: HELP > LOGS > DELETE
Create a database backup: TOOLS > CREATE DB BACKUP
goto FOLLOW TAB
check your account
click RECALIBRATE

Now run the action.

After completion, attempt to run your normal unfollow action, it should work. If not, please submit logs:
HELP > LOGS > SUBMIT

then send your logs ID - the first 4 numbers is sufficient (displayed after successful uploading of logs)





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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by Pierre » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:31 pm

I ran the new update with your instructions. The program scrapes and unfollows accounts that are are followers. Out of the 1500 accounts that I follow, around 800 don't follow me back whom I want to unfollow. I noticed this whole thing started when I mass unfollowed 500 accounts outside of the twitterdub about a month ago. Will I have an issue if I mass unfollow accounts outside of twitterdub or does program recognize the accounts that have been unfollowed outside of the bot and updates the db?

Log ID: 4144
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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by Pierre » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:47 pm

I also have another account with 300 followers and 1300 following. I attempted to unfollow the 1000 bot follows from a while back who do not follow me like before after 1 day but the action just scrapes my followers instead the ones I follow and then returns 0 results.

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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by martin@rootjazz » Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:08 pm

Pierre wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:31 pm
I ran the new update with your instructions. The program scrapes and unfollows accounts that are are followers. Out of the 1500 accounts that I follow, around 800 don't follow me back whom I want to unfollow.
Did *the bot* follow these users, or did you follow them OUTSIDE of the bot? If outside of, uncheck the option BOT FOLLOWS and that will sort the issue

I noticed this whole thing started when I mass unfollowed 500 accounts outside of the twitterdub about a month ago.
This can cause issues as the bot thinks you are following accounts that you are not. This will result in lots of IGNORE NO LONGER FOLLOWING logs. Not a big issue, just the action will take longer. The RECALIBRATION function will resolve this and ensure the bot processed logs match who is currently followed
Will I have an issue if I mass unfollow accounts outside of twitterdub or does program recognize the accounts that have been unfollowed outside of the bot and updates the db?
The bot won't know you have unfollowed them unless:
a) it tries to unfollow them and finds out you are not following
b) you run a recalibration

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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by Pierre » Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:38 am

Did *the bot* follow these users, or did you follow them OUTSIDE of the bot? If outside of, uncheck the option BOT FOLLOWS and that will sort the issue
They were bot follows that were mass unfollowed with another app.

I've ran recalibration many times with no effect and the problem still persists even in a new computer with fresh install.

Here's what I just did:

Installed testing version 2.036 - 18/09/2018 in a different computer

Added my account (clean database - no backup import)

Created and ran an unfollow action to unfollow (2) if not following me (No white-list added). I left the "only unfollow if followed by bot" box unchecked.

The action finished and still it unfollowed two of my followers. Checked log and noticed it mislabeled two of my followers "Process: Not following us..."

I'm currently following 1450 and 800 need to be unfollowed. The log shows that the unfollow action reports all my followings as not following me.

Submitted new log ID: 55156

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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by martin@rootjazz » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:59 pm

Pierre wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:38 am
Did *the bot* follow these users, or did you follow them OUTSIDE of the bot? If outside of, uncheck the option BOT FOLLOWS and that will sort the issue
They were bot follows that were mass unfollowed with another app.
ok, so the recalibration would have removed these from the bot_following database as you are no longer following them.

But I am not sure of the issue, if you have unfollowed all the bot follows of the app, there will be none left to unfollow, so why do you think it is not working? Perhaps I have just misunderstood what you are saying the issue is?
I've ran recalibration many times with no effect and the problem still persists even in a new computer with fresh install.
that would be correct, as above. The program checks who it thinks you are following (bot follows) and confirms you are still following them. If not, the bot marks them as no longer followed, so you do not try and unfollow users you are not following. From what I understand, everything so far is working correctly
Added my account (clean database - no backup import)
Just a note, if you tried to unfollow bot follows here, there are none. This is a new account (each time you add an account (doesn't matter if is same account) it is added as a new database account. It is a clean account. So the only way to unfollow users, is to UNCHECK bot follows which means you scrape the accounts followings and unfollows those


The action finished and still it unfollowed two of my followers. Checked log and noticed it mislabeled two of my followers "Process: Not following us..."
This seems to be an issue with twitter, they do NOT return the correct friendship status, they return it empty, if you are up to date:
https://rootjazz.com/twitterdub/updatetesting.html

then this is handled (just not tested as it's integrity cannot be trusted
I'm currently following 1450 and 800 need to be unfollowed. The log shows that the unfollow action reports all my followings as not following me.
then UNCHECK BOT FOLLOWS, this means, any of your followings could be unfollowed including those you followed manually. But that is the only way (this may / not be acceptable to you. If not, you will need to prepare a WHITELIST of users to NOT unfollow (added via whitelist on unfollow tab)


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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by Pierre » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:16 pm

Just a note, if you tried to unfollow bot follows here, there are none. This is a new account (each time you add an account (doesn't matter if is same account) it is added as a new database account. It is a clean account. So the only way to unfollow users, is to UNCHECK bot follows which means you scrape the accounts followings and unfollows those
As I stated in my previous comment:
Created and ran an unfollow action to unfollow (2) if not following me (No white-list added). I left the "only unfollow if followed by bot" box unchecked.

It doesn't make sense to unfollow bot follows since there are none, clean install, so left it unchecked. Since the problem occured a month ago I have been operating with a whitelist and mass unfollowing with another app until this issue is resolved.
then UNCHECK BOT FOLLOWS, this means, any of your followings could be unfollowed including those you followed manually. But that is the only way (this may / not be acceptable to you. If not, you will need to prepare a WHITELIST of users to NOT unfollow (added via whitelist on unfollow tab)

This seems to be an issue with twitter, they do NOT return the correct friendship status, they return it empty, if you are up to date:
https://rootjazz.com/twitterdub/updatetesting.html

then this is handled (just not tested as it's integrity cannot be trusted
Bot follows was unchecked and as I stated earlier:
Installed the latest testing version 2.036 - 18/09/2018 in a different computer

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Re: Unfollow Not Working

Post by martin@rootjazz » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:39 pm

Sorry I didn't read your post properly :oops:

please try this. I have added extra logging to dump out who the program thinks are your followers and strengthened the checks to ensure they are not unfollowed.


https://rootjazz.com/twitterdub/updatetesting.html

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