• Obama has higher percentage of fake Twitter followers than Clinton, Trump

    5 days ago - By Washington Examiner

    Former President Barack Obama lost a greater number and larger portion of his Twitter followers than President Trump and Hillary Clinton following the technology company's purge of fake accounts.
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  • Donald Trump and Barack Obama Lost a Lot of Followers in Twitter's Purge

    Donald Trump and Barack Obama Lost a Lot of Followers in Twitter's Purge

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Twitter has been trying to clean house over the past several months - and this week President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama saw a dramatic drop in followers.
    On Wednesday, Vijaya Gadde, Twitter's legal, policy and trust & safety lead, announced in a blog post that the company would remove locked accounts from follower lists.
    “Over the years, we've locked accounts when we detected sudden changes in account behavior,” Gadde wrote. “In these situations, we reach out to the owners of the accounts and unless they validate the account and reset their passwords, we keep them...
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