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Twitter follower counts drop after a change in how they are counted

Twitter will stop including accounts that have been locked for bad behavior in publicly posted follower counts, the company said today......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2018

Twitter is removing millions of accounts from follower counts

The effort is part of a campaign to cut down on fake accounts and abusive activity......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2018

Twitter Follower Numbers to Drop as It Removed Locked Accounts

Twitter is subtracting some accounts it has flagged for suspicious activity from the follower numbers of its users, part of the social-media company’s efforts to clamp down on abusive activity......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Twitter to purge millions of suspended accounts, but active-user numbers won’t change

Twitter Inc. said it is subtracting some accounts it has flagged for suspicious activity from the follower numbers of its hundreds of millions of users, part of the social-media company’s efforts to clamp down on abusive activity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Twitter announces plans for changes that may impact follower counts

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 11th, 2018

Justin Bieber and Katy Perry among Twitter users hit hardest by follower purge

Katy Perry was one of the biggest losers in the Great Twitter Follower Purge of 2018, losing about 2.8 million followers overnight......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 13th, 2018

President Trump and Katy Perry among Twitter users hit hardest by follower purge

Katy Perry was one of the biggest losers in the Great Twitter Follower Purge of 2018, losing about 2.8 million followers overnight......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 13th, 2018

Elon Musk says he sees Twitter as a "meme war land" where if someone attacks you first, it"s okay to strike back. But he says he"s trying to change. (TSLA)

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

Katy Perry and Obama lost more than 2 million followers overnight thanks to a new Twitter rule (TWTR)

Getty A recent Twitter crackdown on 'locked' accounts meant that high-profile users lost millions of followers overnight. Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Barack Obama each lost more than two million follower.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

Top Twitter users lose 2 percent of followers on average as policy changes

A Twitter Inc policy change on Thursday to increase the service's credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Twitter purge wipes out big chunk of Trump, Obama followers

Twitter's most famous user, President Trump, saw roughly 400,000 of his 53.4 million followers vanish. Barack Obama bid farewell to at least a couple million. Most people likely saw a drop of four followers or fewer......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2018

Top Twitter users lose two percent of followers on average as policy changes

A Twitter Inc policy change on Thursday to increase the service's credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) drop nearly 30% because expectations are too high

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) drop nearly 30% because expectations are too high Twitter shares are down 2 percent Wednesday. The company’s shares are up 82.2 percent so far this year through Tuesday versus the S&P 5.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 12th, 2018

You May Notice a Drop In Twitter Followers. Here’s Why

You May Notice a Drop In Twitter Followers. Here’s Why.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 11th, 2018

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

Twitter will begin removing tens of millions of suspicious accounts from follower numbers, signaling a major new effort to fight fraud and restore trust on the platform......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Twitter is purging suspicious accounts from your follower count

Read full story for latest details......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 11th, 2018

IOTS: Drastic Drop Overblown, Doesn"t Change Narrative

IOTS: Drastic Drop Overblown, Doesn"t Change Narrative.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 10th, 2018

Twitter stock on pace for worst day since March after report highlights increasing account-suspension rate

Twitter Inc. shares are down 6.2% in Monday morning trading, putting the stock on pace for its largest single-day percentage drop since late March. .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2018

Sex Workers Forced to Ditch Twitter For Alternatives As Result of Donald Trump"s Trafficking Law

"We have already seen sites like Reddit, Craigslist and Skype begin to change their terms and silence or ban us from their platforms. Particularly in the U.S., these sites are absolutely vital to sex workers.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 28th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow industrials set to take a breather after their 166-point drop

U.S. stock futures show little change early Thursday, suggesting the Dow may catch its breath after falling in 10 of the past 12 sessions as trade-related worries weighed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow industrials set to take a breather after their 300-point tumble

U.S. stock futures show little change early Tuesday, suggesting the Dow industrials may take a breather after the prior day’s 328-point drop that was blamed on trade-related angst......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 26th, 2018