Twitter: Statistics

Report: After purging locked accounts from follower lists, Twitter’s own account takes the biggest hit

Last week, Twitter made a grand gesture to show its commitment to improving the health of its platform by removing locked accounts from follower lists. The purge began toward the end of last week, resulting in many Twitter users with significant follower numbers losing, on average, 2 to 3 percent of their followers. Socialbakers tracked …

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Twitter now removing 214% more spammy accounts YoY as it ramps up efforts against bad actors

Earlier this year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, along with three other executives who head up the company’s product and security teams, hosted a 45-minute live Q&A with users. During the livestream, Dorsey said Twitter’s primary goal was improving the health of the platform. According to Twitter’s latest transparency numbers, the work they’ve put toward security …

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