“Twitter is not Facebook. We are not friends because we both pushed a button confirming so — we just are interested in what other people say. Think of Twitter more like RSS feed subscriptions and less like a network of friends and you won’t get so worked up over all this follower non-sense.”—
Following and not following people on Twitter can’t be about feelings. We all have limited time and attention and therein lies the beauty of the asymmetrical friend relationship.