Divya Dutta loses thousands of followers on Twitter in just one hour!

Divya Dutta loses thousands of followers on Twitter in just one hour!

Twitter initially warned that its culling of fake followers would affect about 6% of all follows, so Perry actually may have got off lightly.

President Kenyatta, who is among the most followed persons on Twitter in Africa lost 16,071 of his 3,234,935 followers while Mr Ruto unloaded 7,211 followers. Dorsey said he lost 200,000 followers in a tweet.

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

As expected, Twitter's elimination of "locked" users accounts from public follower counts has resulted in a decline for many users - including the biggest celebs on the platform, like Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. "In these situations, we reach out to the owners of the accounts and unless they validate the account and reset their passwords, we keep them locked with no ability to log in", Twitter announced on Wednesday.

President Uhuru Kenyatta retired to bed on Thursday night with more followers on Twitter than he woke up to on Friday.

YouTube's official Twitter handle witnessed a 2.8 percent dip and now has 70.39 million followers. By Thursday evening, the @POTUS handle had actually gained a number of followers, even though the numbers are still continuing to fluctuate a little here and there.

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Fast forward to this week, when Twitter began purging fake accounts in an attempt to rid itself of some of its more unsavory qualities - trolling, spam, etc. - and make its metrics a little more realistic.

- Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) July 12, 2018I've lost about 2000 followers in the "Great Twitter Purge" today.

Unilever was among the major companies that threatened in February to pull advertising from social-media services, including Twitter, because of a rise in hate speech, abusive content and fake news.

Well, it is now happening and people have started noticing the drop in follower accounts.

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump lost about 100,000 of his 53.4 million followers and former President Barack Obama lost about 400,000 followers.

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