Bruised egos in the offing as Twitter sharpens its axe

If you soon notice a steep drop in your number of Twitter followers, it’s because the social media giant is embarking on a huge clean-up campaign

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
1st December, 2019
Bruised egos in the offing as Twitter sharpens its axe
Twitter‘s plan to cull millions of inactive users should help to clean up the site.

Twitter has taken a step back from its new plans to clean up the social network.

Last week, the company said it would cull millions of dormant or inactive accounts, with a proposal to begin the implementation in the EU from December 11. A few days on, however, it subsequently announced a pause to the move to deal with concerns raised by users.

The initial plan included removing accounts set up by people who have since...

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