Starting Thursday, Twitter has been locking fictitious accounts for bulk tweeting, posting large number of unsolicited replies, or sharing links with misleading information. Meanwhile, Mr. Obamalost about 2 million, leaving him with 101 million overall.
Twitter's official account on the social network was not spared from the purge as it shed 7.5 million fake accounts to drop from 62.85 million to 55.35 million as at press time.
Chairman PITB, Umar Saif lost a whopping 200k followers.
"Follower counts are a visible feature, and we want everyone to have confidence that the numbers are meaningful and accurate".
The social-media company warned on Wednesday that its crackdown on fake accounts means users will have fewer followers.
Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said Thursday that Twitter "removed 4,000 of my followers" as the social networking site purged fake accounts - including 300,000 reportedly from President Donald Trump's feed - that were disabled because of suspicious activity. They specified that they would be removing locked accounts from follower counts across profiles globally, so we were to expect a drop in follower counts today.
President Uhuru Kenyatta retired to bed on Thursday night with more followers on Twitter than he woke up to on Friday.
Well, the world champion in boxing got 123k followers knocked out from his list which I would definitely call a big loss for the celeb and now he has 2.2M followers.
Well, it is now happening and people have started noticing the drop in follower accounts. "We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation", Vijaya Gadde, Twitter's Legal, Policy and Trust & Safety Lead, said in a blog post.
Just look at the so-called criticism lobbed at Judge Kavanaugh by the left - he likes beer and burgers. Adding that she would vote how she thought was right and that "it has nothing to do with the party".
Hundreds of incredible images poured in following the stunning display, which was watched from the balcony by the Royal Family. Both the Duchess of Sussex and the Duchess of Cambridge completed their ensembles with a pair of nude, pointed court shoes.
That goal was cancelled out by a second-half Ivan Perisic equalizer to ensure the sides were tied at 1-1 after 90 minutes. We've always known when it will be played-Sunday, July 15-but we now know who will contest it, too: France and Croatia .
Hardik Pandya , who shone with the ball earlier with a four-wicket haul, also made a significant contribution with the bat. India will take on England in the third and final Twenty-20 global of the series at County Ground in Bristol .
Higher temperatures of around 25C are expected just in time for the weekend, with temperatures then expected to continue to climb. Tropical Storm Chris has officially reached hurricane strength, marking the second hurricane of this year's Atlantic season.
Asked about the interview, Trump said he did not criticize the prime minister and he had a lot of respect for her. Later in the press conference, Trump slammed reporter Kristen Welker after a question about Russian Federation .
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said 54,000 personnel had been mobilized for search-and-rescue efforts, NHK reported. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said that 122 people have been confirmed dead as of early Tuesday.
Still, Isner did jokingly ask chair umpire Marija Cicak at one point during the last set whether they could play a tiebreaker. Anderson is a righty, prompting the Wimbledon crowd collectively gasp at the play.
Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), a member of the House Oversight Committee, interjected at one point during Gowdy's questioning. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) ordered Strzok to answer Gowdy's question.
Ellis has not yet ruled whether he will postpone the trial or allow Manafort to change venue to Roanoke. Manafort's will now be housed in an Alexandria, Virginia facility.
India makes England bat in ODI opener
England will get the chance to redress the balance in the one-day internationals, which start at Trent Bridge on Thursday. He told BBC Sport: "I was disappointed but it's not an easy decision and a good headache for the selectors".
Trump picks Kavanaugh for court
Chuck Grassley of Iowa, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, which will determine whether to recommend him to the full Senate. Wade faithfully and fully" because it's "binding precedent" that has been "reaffirmed many times".