Clickbaits, Shoutouts, and Apologies

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This is just going to be me rambling for a few minutes.

First of all: For those who truly got scared about that last update, I'm really sorry about that. I just thought that with most of you knowing that I would probably never leave, you would be cool with it or wouldn't care in the slightest. But apparently I was wrong and for that, I apologize.

(Btw if you haven't seen it and don't know, I posted an update saying that I was leaving only to say that it was a prank. I know that was incredibly douchey and because of that, I deleted it.)

Second, I came across a post in Google+ that talked about the general disgust of people who ask for shoutouts and how that really should not be that much of a problem. Quiet specifically:

"I don't understand what some people's problem is if an account asks for shoutouts?!? like okay if you ask for shoutouts daily then that's not acceptable but hell yeah, I would definitely like to expand the wide of my account, I'd like to have newer friends, have my opinions reach out to more people, basically have more followers. like if I have 2k am I not allowed to have more? like, how about no?

you hating on me for the fact that I have more followers only makes you a jealous prick. i do interact with all my followers as much as I can irrespective of the followers they have. stop being so judgmental."

That's actually a fair point. Personally the reason why I say I don't follow for follow is because most accounts that ask for something like that are usually people who are honestly not trying to make an effort to make friends and just see their own followers as a number. At first I thought it was a cheap way to get more followers but if it's to get out stories, art and profile out there, I'll just appreciate your efforts from afar and congratulate you when you do achieve something on your own. But at the same time, don't be a prick and advertise your own stories, art and profiles on other people's stories and/or under comments of art posts. That's kind of common sense but let's face its, it's so rare nowadays.

That exact same thing goes for clickbaits. Why is it so bad. If it's to get someone to watch a video or read a story, then it shouldn't be a problem! I mean, if you don't have a catchy title or something to get your audience interested in, then how else are you going to be able to get an audience that will stick with your story throughout your updates?

Anyway, that's pretty much it. Comment below and let me know what else you find annoying! :D And have a wonderful and safe April Fools! Oh and happy birthday Fred and George Weasley!

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