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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

1st December, 2019
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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