engine - 1:53 pm on May 31, 2013 (gmt 0)
The problem here is that over-use and over manipulation has meant it's going to affect everyone.
It's a shame it cannot be identified a little clearer because the follow is an opportunity for a business to sell its services and earn from it.
Another solution would be to remove a site from Google's index and retain the follow. The site owner needs to decide how important Google's indexing is and make the choice.