Obama loses more than 2 million Twitter followers amid crackdown
14 July, 2018, 03:30 | Author: Rafael Roberts
According to data analytics website Twitter Audit, Modi, Kejriwal and Gandhi together have a combined Twitter credibility of just 35% - only 35 out of every 100 followers on an average are "real people".
Twitter's purge of suspicious accounts Wednesday has resulted in the social media platform's most popular users taking big hits to their number of followers.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal too lost almost 32,000 followers (13.8 million).
Singer Katy Perry, whose account is the most-followed on Twitter, lost 1.5 million followers, dropping 1.4 percent to 108.1 million followers, Variety disclosed. Dorsey said he lost 200,000 followers in a tweet.
Twitter locks accounts when it detects "sudden changes in account behavior", like tweeting a large volume of unsolicited replies or mentions - in other words, signs that it's engaging in spam or bot-like activity.
The move is aimed at users reportedly inflating their followers on the platform with automated or fake accounts, buying the appearance of social influence to "bolster their political activism, business endeavours or entertainment careers".
Twitter is now clamping down on problem accounts, including all locked accounts.
President Uhuru Kenyatta retired to bed on Thursday night with more followers on Twitter than he woke up to on Friday. The fake and frozen accounts out there were a huge part of many user follower counts, but they aren't going to be any longer. He also added that the new protections policy has helped Twitter to prevent more than 50,000 fake signups per day.
Removing locked accounts from follower counts won't impact Twitter's monthly or daily active user metrics, the company said on Wednesday.
As one would expect after reading the Times report, so did Lewis, who once boasted more than 700,000 followers.
"We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation".
Well, it is now happening and people have started noticing the drop in follower accounts.
The former prime minister and his daughter were in London, where Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom is undergoing treatment for cancer. From Lahore , they are expected to be taken to Islamabad by helicopter and moved to Adiala jail .
I mean he is a good liar", Kallstrom said of Strzok during an interview on "The Evening Edit" on Thursday. The unsubstantiated accusations drew forceful objections from Democrats, including from Rhode Island Rep.
After six years with the west London club, the 27-years-old has found himself increasingly linked with a move to the Bernabeu. The skillful forward has just two years left on his current deal with Chelsea and is stalling over signing an extension.
Malone had been Thomas' coach during the 2013-14 season in Sacramento, two teams removed from the guard's arrival in Boston. Thomas has been dealing with the lingering effects from right hip surgery he underwent in 2017, as well as a torn labrum.
The online dictionary's Twitter account even went as far as to give the link for the online definition of the word "self-made". So Kylie Jenner made Forbes and there's been so much talk about it, from if she's really "self- made" to doubts and much more.
The rescue mission began after the youth soccer team became trapped when heavy rainfall flooded the cave system on June 23. When asked if he had a message for Thai kids, he told them not to go into a cave when it's raining, eliciting laughter.
Stephen Fry was among those to take to Twitter after the match, and his message reflected the thoughts of many. I can see what we have achieved, albeit when you are so close you look back at what we might have done.
Today's latest, and nearly certainly not last, indictments in the Russia scandal concern 12 Russian intelligence figures. Rosenstein related that he had briefed President Trump on the coming charges earlier this week.
The British royal family members reserve their opinions on any kind of political development around the world. The royal couple did a walkabout of the stadium, before stopping to chat to some youngsters.
The final set was five minutes short of three hours, ending when-after many missed chances-Anderson broke Isner's. Anderson earned his second Grand Slam final berth, and he will face Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
Arnam said many people spend considerable time learning about health insurance options from a navigator, but enroll later at home. Navigators say they don't get credit for all the consumers they help guide through the process but don't actually sign up.
However, a source close to Oakley told TMZ that the issue was "an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved". Dolan suggested Oakley was drunk and heckling him, and Oakley was arrested for assault, harassment and trespassing.
Kremlin denied US election meddling just before indictments
They build on what the Obama administration did after USA intelligence agencies concluded Moscow interfered in the 2016 election. According to a tweet from Bloomberg White House reporter Jennifer Epstein, the Trump-Putin summit is now still a go.
Women’s cricket team coach Arothe resigns
In the meeting, BCCI acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary, GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim and CEO Rahul Johri were also present. A BCCI official stated that they will put up an advertisement again and an interview will follow it.
Mother exposed to nerve agent dies ten days after exposure
Police suspect Ms Sturgess and Mr Rowley were exposed to novichok through a contaminated item left over from the first attack. The Government is committed to providing full support to local community while confronting this tragedy.