The announcement follows the Washington Post's report last week that Twitter is increasingly cracking down on fake accounts, with the company suspending 70 million accounts between May and June.
Prime Minister Modi, according to socialblade.com, lost 2, 84,746 followers and now has 43.1 million followers.
In January, the New York Times reported on Devumi, a company that sells followers and retweets to anyone who wanted to inflate their social media influence.
A number of sports celebrities have seen their Twitter followings take a dive.
Compared to what some media outlets are reporting other major global political figures lost, Canadian politicians fared relatively well, with most of the top-followed accounts losing between 3,000 and 1,000 followers. He also added that the new protections policy has helped Twitter to prevent more than 50,000 fake signups per day. This change is the social media site's latest move in its war against abusive or fake accounts.
Former US presidentBarack Obama saw a significant drop of almost 400,000 of his 104 million followers.
Katy Perry has maintained her place as the most followed person on Twitter. On Wednesday, Twitterannounced that they were performing a "purge", of sorts, which would get rid of frozen or suspicious accounts.
"Follower counts are a visible feature, and we want everyone to have confidence that the numbers are meaningful and accurate", saidTwitter in a blog.
"These sudden changes in account behavior could include Tweeting a large volume of unsolicited replies or mentions, Tweeting misleading links, or if a large number of accounts block the account after mentioning them", it further explained.
"In these situations, we reach out to the owners of the accounts and unless they validate the account and reset their passwords, we keep them locked with no ability to log in". Even Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost followers, but he didn't appear upset about it.
According to Geo.tv, NAB said it has arranged two helicopters expected to take the father and daughter duo to Adiala jail . Flights that were to arrive at Islamabad airport this morning have been diverted to Lahore airport.
About 450 people die in the United States each year from salmonella. " All Honey Smacks cereal was recalled in June 2018". Well, it's getting worse, and the FDA is now asking people to please, please, PLEASE stop eating the tainted cereal.
For their second engagement of the day, the newlyweds visited Croke Park , headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association. With Emmy nominations due out on Thursday, the Duchess could snag a nomination for her last-ever acting role.
Meanwhile, the Hawks are adding another fun point guard to a backcourt that just drafted Trae Young and Kevin Huerter . Spencer Dinwiddie stepped in while Lin was out and became one of the NBA's most improved players.
While the stadium bore the name of the pizza company, the naming rights deal was with Schnatter himself instead of the company. The marketing agency proceeded to drop Papa John's as a client, even at significant financial cost, according to Forbes .
The GOP is targeting Democrats up for re-election in states Trump won in 2016 - of which there are 10, not including Sen. President Trump's other appointee to the high court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, reported assets in excess of $3.6 million .
Keyless cars can be operated as long as the key fob is located inside the vehicle , which was the case in this circumstance. A CANADIAN woman "stole" a complete stranger's vehicle following an nearly unbelievable carpark stuff-up.
On Boris Johnson , Trump said again he thought the former foreign secretary would make a great prime minister. On Friday he travels to Windsor Castle, about 22 miles west of London , to meet with Queen Elizabeth II.
Later in the day, Serena Williams defeated German surprise package Julia Görges 6-2, 6-4 to reach her 10th Wimbledon final. Kerber, who won both the Australian Open and US Open in 2016, triumphed 6-3 7-5 on Centre Court to reach the semis.
And if she maintains the same pace, she's likely to surpass Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Forbes also says Jenner is the 27th-richest self-made woman in the United States, beating out the rest of her family.