Twitter has recently announced that it will be swiping off fake and inactive accounts. The social media platform has started keeping a close eye on those companies who provide paid fake followers. This sudden decision taken by Twitter has affected many but the one who is visibly affected is none other than our very own Bollywood Shahenshah, Amitabh Bachchan.
Here’s what Twitter said about the companies who provide fake followers:
The tactics used by Devumi on our platform and others as described by today’s NYT article violate our policies and are unnacceptable to us. We are working to stop them and any companies like them.
— Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) January 27, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan, who used to have the highest number of followers on Twitter among the Bollywood stars faced a major drop in his number of followers. This made Shah Rukh Khan the most followed Bollywood actor on Twitter.
Big B couldn’t control his anger and expressed it on Twitter claiming that the social media handle has lowered down his followers and he soon will be quitting the platform because of this.
Here’s what Big B tweeted:
T 2599 – TWITTER ..!!!?? you reduced my number of followers .. !!??HAHAHAHAHAHAHA .. !! thats a joke .. time to get off from you .. thank you for the ride .. 😠😠😠 .. there are many ‘other’ fish in the sea – and a lot more exciting !! pic.twitter.com/85c15pDif4
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— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 31, 2018
While people were confused if Big B has lost his real or fake followers, an old conversation of the legend has gone viral. In the conversation, you can see Big B inquiring about the ways to increase followers. However, some are claiming that the conversation is more sarcastic than real. Take a look at it below and decide yourself:
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