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#MoreFakeMitt: Did Mitt Romney buy followers?

Twitter erupted with responses to the allegations that the Romney campaign purchased thousands of followers.

Mitt Romney has become an overnight Twitter sensation, garnering thousands of new followers in mere hours... or so it would seem.
His Twitter handle @MittRomney
was tracked by Zach Green of, a blog which monitors Twitter trends relating to the 2012 presidential election. Green quickly noticed something was off when Romney garnered over 116,000 new follows in one day. The Romney campaign has denied paying for followers.