The Twitter Purge: How Many Followers Trump, Nicki Minaj and Others Lost by RICHARD HARRIS, GABRIEL J.X. DANCE and DANNY DeBELIUS


By RICHARD HARRIS, GABRIEL J.X. DANCE and DANNY DeBELIUS

On Thursday, Twitter began slashing tens of millions of suspicious accounts from users’ followers, after mounting skepticism from advertisers and users about the accuracy of the company’s most visible measure of popularity.

Published: July 12, 2018 at 05:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/13/technology/twitter-purge-fake-followers.html?partner=IFTTT
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