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Yes, you're losing Twitter followers. No, it's not because you're an asshole

7 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Twitter today announced it'd be removing locked accounts from users' follower counts. If you've noticed a precipitous drop in follower counts today, it's not you - it's your followers. Reports surfaced earlier this week that Twitter had suspended a multitude of fake accounts in the months of May and June - apparently in an attempt to curb the rise of bot and their accompanying cocktail of issues. The number of accounts targeted is reportedly around 70 million. To be clear, locked accounts aren't bot accounts necessarily - at one point, they were created and operated by a real person...
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Twitter is removing locked accounts from follower counts

Twitter is removing locked accounts from follower counts

7 monthes ago   |   By Marketing Land

The company says most users will see a slight change in follower numbers, but users with a large number of followers may see a more significant drop.
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Twitter is purging suspicious accounts from your follower count

7 monthes ago   |   By CNN


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Twitter is purging bots and your follower count might take a hit as a result

Twitter is purging bots and your follower count might take a hit as a result

7 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

If you've got a yuuge Twitter follower count like a certain White House occupant or other high-profile power users of the platform, you might see that number drop starting Thursday, part of a major crackdown on bots and other misuse of the service.
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