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

Business Insider | 7/13/2018 | Kif Leswing
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Twitter is removing inactive accounts that may have been taken over by spammers and bots.

This means a lot of people could lose followers.

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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.

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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 he lost 200,000 followers in a tweet.

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For most people, they won't see a decrease like Dorsey. Twitter said that most users will see...
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