Why do I have to download and install this application?
FollowAs leverages the power of your computer to give you the most accurate and comprehensive results possible. Because FollowAs is a program, installed and running on different computers, we can provide this service to many users without violating Twitter's rate limitations.
Why do I have to give this application access to my Twitter account?
By allowing this application to access your account, you can follow users you find with FollowAs from directly within the application as opposed to having to follow them through Twitter.com.
Why should I use this app? I've seen something like it before.
FollowAs provides you with the most accurate way of viewing another user's timeline. Other services don't come close.
You can also find other users to FollowAs by topic, which is a unique way to browse the results generated by this functionality.