Kenyans troll Twitter bigwigs who lost followers in purge

Twitter purge

Oddly enough, as Donald Trump's personal Twitter account has lost a lot of followers, the official account of the president of the United States has grown.

But don't worry, most people will only lose roughly four followers; larger accounts, on the other hand, will see a more significant drop.

"This week, we'll be removing these locked accounts from follower counts across profiles globally", said Twitter.

Prime Minister Modi, according to socialblade.com, lost 2, 84,746 followers and now has 43.1 million followers.

A Twitter spokesperson told Newsweek the platform will see a drop in around six percent of followers in the coming days.

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Compared to what some media outlets are reporting other major worldwide political figures lost, Canadian politicians fared relatively well, with most of the top-followed accounts losing between 3,000 and 1,000 followers. Major celebs, politicians and social media influencers are at the receiving end of Twitter's major crackdown on fake and bot accounts. "We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency will make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation".

Well, the world champion in boxing got 123k followers knocked out from his list which I would definitely call a big loss for the celeb and now he has 2.2M followers.

Rahul Gandhi's total number of followers have dropped by around 17,000 on Twitter, as per reports.

Outspoken political blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and social media influencer Christian Dela have suffered a huge blow losing over 1 million followers combined.

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

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Trump's institutional account "POTUS" gained 8,339 followers on Thursday and lost 90,386 followers on Friday.

Twitter argued that the recent move was aimed at building users' confidence and reflected the fact that follower counts are "a visible feature" on the platform.

If the owner doesn't respond and reset their password, Twitter locks the account.

Shashi Tharoor is said to have lost around151,509 followers in the last 24 hours.

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