Report as spam button/ show the follower count

Byte really needs a report spam button because I was just going through the Latest category and kept seeing the same byte from some saying they were “1 follower away from 1 million” and where going to be giving away an iPhone. When I finally looked at the profile this person had been posting the same video for the past half hour.

Not only does it bury other creators content, but it makes me not want to explore the categories if there is going to be a bunch of spam.

On top of that I have notice there are a growing number of younger byters joining the app and I would want them to start following someone out of the false hope of winning a iPhone (I can’t confirm that this person isn’t giving away an iPhone but I highly doubt they are as they only show the box that didn’t look like it was in a plastic seal or anything and after looking through all the 1 follower away vids seemed like a sudden idea they got).

Displaying the actual follower counts would probably also help in cases like this. Does anyone have any other suggestions?

TLDR: Byte needs a report spam button because someone is spamming the same “1 follow away from 1 million, follow and win an Phone” for the past 30+ minutes.


Tap the arrow, then “Flag” then “It’s suspicious or spammy” followed by “It seems like a scam”.


Thank you! I only checked on the profile but that makes sense.


I just screen shot my follower number and turned it into a Byte. Worked well

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Hmm… that might be an issue, yes, but I think not showing follower count is Byte’s charm. No one feel pressured to follow or not follow, and It doesn’t feel like a competition like most SM apps. I think the amount of likes each post gets on average is a clear indicator of how many followers someone has though. If someone have hundreds of likes on the majority of their posts, you can assume they have a high follower count. I think even kids would realize something is off when a scam situation like that happens, but its pretty harmless anyways. Its just a follow that can be taken back at any time. Its the content that truly matters at the end of the day