Prepare to Lose Followers! Twitter is Shutting Down Millions of Fake Accounts

July 11, 2018 - 3:23 pm

(KNX 1070) -- Twitter is purging.  It involves tens of millions of accounts.

Depending on how many followers you have on Twitter, you may see a big decline in the numbers. It is a drive by the social media platform to go after fake accounts

Twitter's Del Harvey says that in  removing locked accounts, some follower counts may go down

The University of Pennsylvania's Doug Guilbeault studies social media and he says there are millions of fake accounts and most people don't know which is which.

Twitter says it is important that users trust the numbers they see on their accounts.