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Donald Trump Lost 100,000 Followers After Twitter Purged a Bunch of Suspicious Accounts

7 monthes ago   |   By Slate

If you're reading this, congratulations: You have survived the Twitter purge. On Wednesday, the service announced that, as part of its effort to clean up the famously troll- and bot-infested platform, it would remove accounts that had been locked for suspicious activity-and adjust users' follower accounts accordingly. So, OK, your survival was never really in question; it's your follower account that may have taken a hit. Twitter said most people could expect to “see a change of four followers or fewer” but that “others with larger follower counts will experience a more significant drop.”
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Twitter's CEO lost 200,000 followers in a purge of accounts taken over by bots or spammers

Twitter's CEO lost 200,000 followers in a purge of accounts taken over by bots or spammers

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Twitter is removing inactive accounts that may have been taken over by spammers and bots.
This means a lot of people could lose followers.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he lost 200,000 followers.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost more followers than most people have on Thursday afternoon after his company started to purge inactive accounts.
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."
Apparently, a lot of those accounts followed the CEO of Twitter. Dorsey said...
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