Twittersaid its service-wide average drop was expected to be four followers.
The most-followed account on Twitter belongs to popular singer Katy Perry, who lost 1.5 million followers; the number now stands at 108.1 million.
Twitter said that a lot of people would see a change of about 4 followers or fewer but those people with larger follower accounts would experience a more significant drop. Dorsey tweeted that he saw 200,000 of his own followers vanish.
"Follower counts are a visible feature, and we want everyone to have confidence that the numbers are meaningful and accurate", said Twitter in a blog.
The new policy could be substantial for some Twitter users because follower totals serve as a top selling point when celebrities and so-called social media influencers negotiate deals with advertisers. "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 locked with no ability to log in", Twitterannounced on Wednesday.
McHenry saw a similar drop this week, going from around 362,800 followers to 223,300 Thursday evening.
It's not news that President Donald Trump has always loved to speak his mind on Twitter, but now, he's going to be doing it to a smaller number of followers than he had before.
Having a strong follower base on Twitter is a thing of pride for many, but it serves a greater objective to celebs and social media influencers, who can negotiate deals with advertisers by boasting their impressive follower count.
Twitter shares fell 5% on Monday on concern that removing millions of fake accounts would impede user growth.
U.S. president Donald Trump, singers Katy Perry and Justin Bieber, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and British actor Stephen Fry were among a multitude of Twitter celebrities to be affected by the cull.
However, Vijaya Gadde, from Twitter's trust and safety team made it clear that most of these accounts still have real people behind them.
Twitter announced the purge was coming and told users that most would typically see a loss of usually fewer than four followers. President Uhuru Kenyatta retired to bed on Thursday night with more followers on Twitter than he woke up to on Friday.
Malone had been Thomas' coach during the 2013-14 season in Sacramento, two teams removed from the guard's arrival in Boston. Maybe these posts had an effect as it was reported soon after that he had signed a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets .
But where there's a will, there's a way. and in fact, there's a simple workaround for taking advantage of these Prime deals . In one, mountain biker Micayla Gatto navigates a series of jumps as text reads, "When you wanna go big, get the best price".
Others called for a rule change, suggesting a deciding fifth-set tie-break be introduced rather than waiting for a clear victor. It was the second longest Wimbledon match ever - and longest Wimbledon semi-final - as it lasted 6 hours and 35 minutes.
One of the organisers behind "Baby Trump ", Kevin Smith, said it was devised by a group of friends who got together in a pub. On Boris Johnson , Trump said again he thought the former foreign secretary would make a great prime minister.
Meghan Markle seemingly broke royal protocol when she and Prince Harry were on their first overseas trip as a married couple. Their jam-packed itinerary included meetings with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Irish President Michael D.
Retailers should not sell or serve Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. " All Honey Smacks cereal was recalled in June 2018". Even if some of the cereal has been eaten and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away or return it for a refund .
The company said the "multiple errors present in this trial were worse than those in the prior trials which have been reversed". A Missouri jury initially awarded $550 million in compensation accompanied by $4.1 billion in punitive damages.
Trump painted London as a hub for terrorism and took a shot at the mayor. "I would have done it much differently, ' Trump said". Emma Kennedy was among the thousands of protestors who marched today in opposition of President Donald Trump's visit to the UK.
Kalinic was sent home from the World Cup after the second group game against Nigeria, as coach Zlatko Dalic laid out at the time. Steven Gerrard has praised England's national football team for doing better than his "Golden Generation" ever could.
A display by the Red Arrows brought the airshow to a close, streaming red, white and blue smoke down the length of The Mall. They included Spitfires, Lancasters, Chinook helicopters, and the new F-35 fighter (its first public viewing).
Nobody in Russian Federation expects the summit to resolve the differences that have led to painful USA sanctions. He answered by blaming former President Barack Obama for not doing enough at the time to respond to the crisis.
But, we know that the person in charge of protecting us from Russian influence, President Donald Trump , does not care about that. In addition to releasing to documents to the public, the defendants also transferred the documents to another organization.
He added that Page had the option of showing up and invoking her Fifth Amendment privilege to avoid incriminating herself. Page's attorney, Amy Jeffress , said in a statement that her client didn't have enough time to prepare for her interview.
The Brooklyn Nets traded the oft-traveled point guard to the Atlanta Hawks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday night. The Nets have agreed to trade Lin to the Atlanta Hawks , a person with knowledge of the deal said early Friday.
The couple walked past the ecstatic royal fans standing five deep against crash barriers, greeting as many of them as they could. After leaving " Suits " and her acting career to marry Prince Harry , Meghan Markle reportedly said she misses being on 'Suits'.
The woman contacted police and explained how she had accidentally taken an Infinity and driven around in it for two weeks. She then took the auto to a local Walmart, around the same time the man took his black Infiniti to the same vehicle park.
But multiple insurers have issued statements in recent days saying the decision will likely force some companies to raise rates. The brunt of higher prices would fall on solid middle-class consumers who are not eligible for the income-based subsidies.
But her blistering form and a series of shock results have paved the way for another Williams coronation at Wimbledon . The issue: a pectoral injury that, at the time , left some doubts that she could play at Wimbledon .
Schnatter subsequently issued a statement of apology acknowledging the use of "inappropriate and hurtful" language. The company can not afford to alienate customers, with sales already under pressure from rivals such as Domino's.
Since then, it has been a long rehabilitation process. "Indian Wells, Miami, most of the clay court season", added Djokovic. Anger and cutting a disconsolate figure has been a running theme for Djokovic at Wimbledon this year.
Avenatti wrote that Daniels would no longer be performing at Sirens on Thursday, "but is looking for another club in the area". She wants the non-disclosure agreement thrown out on the grounds that it is not valid because Trump never signed it.
India's breakout run in the tournament, where they finished runners-up, however, earned him a two-year extension. During his heydays, Arothe played as an attacking all-rounder in first-class for Baroda cricket team .
Tim Kaine , a Virginia Democrat, on Friday joking that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would send the U.S. a copy of their album. Trump had reportedly asked British Prime Minister Theresa May to guarantee there would be no protests during his visit.
The Court's newest justice, Neil Gorsuch, reported assets worth between $3.6 million to $10.5 million in his most recent filings. King said the other reason is that the person will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy , considered the swing vote on the court.