Twitter purge hits Uhuru Kenyatta, Ruto and bloggers Nyakundi, Dela

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

Twitter bigwigs went to bed On Thursday with millions of followers on Twitter but woke up on Friday with less.

Actor Deepika Padukone lost over 2.8 lakh followers, Aamir Khan 3 lakh, Hrithik Roshan 2.55 lakh, cricketer Virat Kohli 1.25 lakh and Sachin Tendulkar 2 lakh.

Obama, who had 104 million Twitter followers prior to the crackdown, had roughly 101 million as of Thursday afternoon.

When Twitter Inc. detects sudden changes in behavior, like spammy tweeting patterns or sharing of misleading web links, it contacts the owner to confirm control of the account.

Twitter said it expects the initiative to reduce the total follower count on the platform by a significant 6%, the Times reports.

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Outspoken political blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and social media influencer Christian Dela have suffered a huge blow losing over 1 million followers combined. He added in another tweet, "Look, if they're genuinely fake or dead accounts, I have no problem with it.But how do we know?"

Her tweet comes after many prominent Twitter users across the world lost more than a million followers as federal and state agencies in the USA started investigating shadowy agencies that sell fake followers.

A Twitter audit carried out in March 2018 by Twiplomacy, a platform that assists organisations and governments to improve their digital strategy, claimed that more than 50% of followers of profiles of major leaders, including that of Modi, are likely to be fake. "Twitter purge doing the most".

Removing locked accounts from follower counts won't impact Twitter's monthly or daily active user metrics, the company said on Wednesday. "We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation", Twitter reiterated.

Prominent people and celebrities have started noticing the drop in followership.

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