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Nastyox and his/her brilliant strategy

Eduard Faus
VLEX Intern
Updated on ・2 min read

Warning

A lot here is based on speculation. Also instead of he/she and similar stuff ill just put the male version so its easier to read than he/she. If Nastyox says he/she is a girl or male I will change it.

Who is Nastyox

Nastyox is a user here in dev.to he has been liking all my posts so I decided to look into him. He has only 3 posts but 1121 hearts in total. Nastyox also has his own GitHub page for his library random.js. It's a cool library for truly randomizing things. The GitHub post has 330 stars.

What caused this success

This success wasn't only due to his great writing in posts or his great library it was due to free marketing. Nastyox likes many people's posts in dev.to because if someone likes your post you might look into who liked them just like I did. Once you click on him/her you see 3 posts 2 of them relating to his random.js library. This isn't the only thing he does I checked his socials such as Reddit and I see they have only been used to promote his GitHub.

Does Nastyox use a bot to like people's posts

I can't really tell you as a fact that he does or he doesn't. In Nastox's posts, he seems like a nice person and everything he does could easily be done without a bot so I think he doesn't use one.

Conclusion

Developers like us need to be more like Nastyox and use social media as free advertising.

Discussion (6)

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shadowtime2000

Same thing has been happening to me. nastyox (whoever they are) seems to be liking my posts. I don't believe they use a scripted bot or something because they never seem to be liking as soon as the post is published for me, more like after a couple hours. But they are extremely smart for advertising their projects.

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Eduard Faus Author

Yea they don’t use a bot

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Gautham Vijayan

He is the first person to like my each and every posts. I do not know who he is ?

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Eduard Faus Author

I contacted dev.to and they don’t think it’s a bot but it’s a user who likes a bunch of new posts that way people research him and he gets free marketing.

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Gautham Vijayan

Cool info about him

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Eduard Faus Author

Thanks