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Twitter's CEO lost 200,000 followers in a purge of accounts taken over by bots or spammers

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Twitter is removing inactive accounts that may have been taken over by spammers and bots.
This means a lot of people could lose followers.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he lost 200,000 followers.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost more followers than most people have on Thursday afternoon after his company started to purge inactive accounts.
Twitter announced recently that it planned to delete accounts that were created by users but may have been taken over by spammers and bots, or what Twitter calls "locked accounts." See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: This...
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