Barack Obama lost over 2 million followers from his previous 103.63 million, leaving him at 101 million, while President Donald Trump lost 340,000 followers, taking him from 53.4 million to 53.1 million.
Twitter is no longer counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey posted on Thursday. Twitter said it expects the initiative to reduce the total follower count on the platform by a significant 6%, the Times reports.
Uhuru, who is the most followed Kenyan on Twitter, had 3,234,935 followers as of July 12 but lost 16,071 of them in the purge.
For Twitter, anyone who tweets a large volume of unsolicited replies, unnecessarily tags a large number of people or tweets misleading links becomes a suspicious user.
Singer Katy Perry, who has the most-followed account on Twitter, lost 1.5 million followers, dropping 1.4% to 108.1 million followers.
Twitter said Wednesday that ordinary people probably won't see much of a difference in their number of followers, which could drop only by four or even fewer. The accounts that Twitter was purging today were locked accounts that the company "detected sudden changes in account behaviour" and if the owners didn't validate their accounts, they were henceforth purged.
Some of the world's biggest celebrities have lost millions of Twitter followers after the company cracked down on "locked" accounts.
Although losing 2 million followers is undoubtedly a significant drop, proportionally speaking it's not necessarily huge. He also added that the new protections policy has helped Twitter to prevent more than 50,000 fake signups per day.
Tech executive Elon Musk saw the smallest dip, 0.3 percent, or about 71,000 followers.
Twitter's general counsel, Vijaya Gadde, said in a blog post that the latest move is part of the company's efforts to "build trust and encourage healthy conversation" after it faced global scrutiny for its flood of fake and spam accounts.
You can anytime switch to the traditional QWERTY keyboard if you don't want to use the alternative communication way. Using Morse Code, people with limitations that prevent them from using other input methods can communicate easier.
But Tuesday, the 46-year-old transient artist was arrested and accused of stabbing a Miami tourist with a pair of scissors. Crenshaw claimed he acted in self-defense after Coronado punched him in the head, the Herald reports.
The fantasy dragons-and-swords saga, which already has 38 Emmys under its belt, is not expected back on screens until next year. One show that stars a pair of local natives and has been nominated in the past was shut out in every major category.
The Atom's familiar central roll hoop has been redeveloped and it's now nicely enclosed underneath the air intake bodywork. Ariel director Tom Siebert said the move helped answer the "enormous demand in [Europe] and elsewhere in the world".
The remains of some USA soldiers were last returned in 2007 , when then-New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson visited Pyongyang. What about the planned repatriation meeting? It had been expected on Thursday at the inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom.
Last year Indian men cricket team coach Anil Kumble resigned after his differences with Indian Skipper Virat Kohli . The BCCI has agreed to accept Arothe's resignation and Saba Karim is believed to have informed him of the same.
EDT Wednesday, but the National Hurricane Center suggested people in Atlantic Canada monitor the storm's progress. Looks like another storm right next to Tropical Storm Chris , but it won't ever get named and here's why.
But the mission, which leaned on the expertise of elite foreign divers and Thai Navy SEALs, almost turned into a calamity. The commander of the navy SEAL unit that oversaw the rescue, Rear Admiral Apakorn Yuukongkaew, hailed the global effort.
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Ceramic remains and coal were also discovered in the temple, which scientists say could have been used for ritual activities. A man works at the substructure inside the Teopanzolco pyramid in Cuernavaca, Morelos State, Mexico on July 11, 2018.
Total solar eclipses happen because the Sun's diameter is 400 times wider than the Moon's, but it is also 400 times farther away. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center calculated the eclipse will peak, the so-called greatest eclipse, at 3.02am UT or 4.02am BST.
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Former Celtic Isaiah Thomas signs in Denver
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London awaits Trump's visit, braces for protests
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