Celebrities lose followers amid crackdown — Fake Twitter users

Celebrities lose followers amid crackdown — Fake Twitter users

Celebrities lose followers amid crackdown — Fake Twitter users

The most popular accounts have more than 100 million followers, and Donald Trump is far down the list with 53.1 million.

Removing locked accounts from follower counts won't impact Twitter's monthly or daily active user metrics, the company said on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's following on Twitter has declined by around 2,70,000 in just a matter of two days following a crackdown by the social media company against fake accounts.

CEO Ezekiel Mutua is another casualty whose account has dropped from over 100,000 followers to a meagre 34,000.

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Besides that of PM Narendra Modi's personal account, even the official account of the PMO saw a drop of over 1 lakh followers.

Nyakundi's followers have reduced from a whopping 1.2 million to 694,000 while Dela's numbers now stand at 521,000 from an impressive one million.

Some of the losers are among so-called influencers who are paid huge amounts of money to post content on their pages.

The two were trolled on Twitter after they lost numbers.

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He said average Twitter users will not see such a dramatic difference in their follower counts, with most people losing only about four followers or fewer. "We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation", it explained.

Twitter announced recently that it planned to delete accounts that were created by users but may have been taken over by spammers and bots, or what Twitter calls "locked accounts".

"Over the years, we've locked accounts when we detected sudden changes in account behavior", Gadde explained.

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Since Twitter announced that it would be working to reduce questionable accounts, President Trump has lost about 100,000 of his 53.4 million followers, while former president Barack Obama is down nearly 400,000 of his 104 million followers as of Wednesday, according to a report from Washington Post.

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