Twitter says fake or spam accounts make up less than 5% of its user base | Technique

Twitter says fake or spam accounts make up less than 5% of its user base |  Technique

The Twitter respect that Less than 5% of your user base are fake or spam accounts. The information was provided on Monday (2) by the platform, which has 229 million active users.

In a report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the first quarter of 2022, the company said there were no changes to its estimates for fake accounts and spam from prior periods.

after purchase Twitter from billionaire Elon Musk He revealed, that there is an increase in the number of followers from various formations, especially politicians and figures associated with the right in Brazil.

President Jair Bolsonaro’s (PL) account at Twitter Gained over 100,000 followers in two days, well above average according to Christopher Buzzi, creator of BotSentinel, a service that tracks fake accounts. Bozzi said he doesn’t think the increase in followers is coming from real accounts.

But Twitter says this appears to have been a natural move which happened in several countries. “It appears that these fluctuations were largely the result of increased creation of new accounts and deactivation of others, organically,” the company said. g 1 last Thursday (28).

The company said it will continue to review the changes and take action against accounts that violate the spam policy.

When agreeing to buy Twitter Musk announced that one of his plans for the platform is to combat spam.

“I want to make Twitter Better than ever, enhancing the product with new features, making open source algorithms to increase trust, defeating unwanted “bots” and authenticating all humans.”

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