Twitter Karma - Compare real-time data before unfollow
During development of HQFollowBack we experienced that received data were not up-to-date increasingly over the last few weeks. Before you start unfollowing twitter accounts with Twitter Karma, be careful and compare real-time data at your Twitter account with the results of Twitter Karma, else you may unfollow hundreds of accounts that are already following you and you may get blocked by several Twitter users afterwards.
This is NOT a malfunction of Twitter Karma, but in fact caused by Twitter API.
Below find a short example as proof for this fact. Both screenshots were taken at the same time:
All followers are followed back, but Twitter API still delivers some that are not seem to be followed back.
Real-time: 42,853 mutual friends
We love to use Twitter Karma as it is one of the best Twitter tools ever, but Twitter has urgently to improve the up-to-dateness of their data delivered through Twitter API, else almost all Twitter applications cannot perform efficiently.