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Nearly half of Elon Musk's 90 million Twitter followers are 'fake', claims auditing tool

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has nearly 90 million followers on Twitter. Of his 87.9 million followers, roughly 48 per cent are fake. Musk has said that he will resolve the problem by authenticating "all real humans" on the platform. He said that crypto-based spam bots "make the product much worse"
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The Independent

More than half of Elon Musk’s Twitter followers are fake

World’s richest person pledged to ‘defeat the spam bots or die trying’ after takeover announced, though succeeding could reduce his followers by half

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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IBTimes

Majority Of Elon Musk’s 90M Twitter Followers May Be Fake: Report

An online auditing tool suggests that 53.3% of Elon Musk's Twitter followers are "fake followers."

3 months ago·United States
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India Today

Elon Musk gained 6 million followers after Twitter deal, but almost half of them are fake

Soon-to-be Twitter boss Elon Musk has reportedly gained around 6 million followers on Twitter after the buyout deal with the microblogging site. Half of them are said to be fake.

3 months ago·India
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Business Standard

Nearly half of Elon Musk's 90 million Twitter followers are 'fake'

According to Twitter auditing tool SparkToro, of Musk's 87.9 million followers (at the time of the research audit), roughly 48 per cent are fake, reports Time

3 months ago·India
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DNA India

After promises to eliminate spambots, half of Elon Musk's 90 million Twitter followers revealed to be fake

After promises to eliminate spambots, half of Elon Musk's 90 million Twitter followers revealed to be fake - Additionally, former US President Barack Obama and Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates have fake follower percentages of more than 40%.

3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Tribune India

Nearly half of Elon Musk's 90 million Twitter followers are 'fake', claims auditing tool

As Tesla CEO and soon-to-be Twitter boss Elon Musk aims to crack down on spam bots, nearly half of his own followers on the micro-blogging platform are fake.

3 months ago·Chandigarh, India
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