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Half of President Trump's Twitter followers are bots (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)

by Theresa @, Sunday, June 11, 2017, 06:46 @ Theresa

Screenwriter John Niven pointed out Tuesday morning that Trump's account saw a big spike in followers over the weekend, most of them newly created accounts without photos or tweets — telltale signs of Twitter bots.

Trump's Twitter acc has suddenly gained 3 mil followers and has been blocking lots of people. New followers look like this... pic.twitter.com/uzYkeNsjUC
— John Niven (@NivenJ1) May 30, 2017

Trump's Twitter following is now up to 31 million. According to Twitter Audit Report, a website that analyzes how many of an account's followers are real people, just under half of those aren't real: 15.9 million are authentic, and 15 million aren't, for a 51% reality rate.


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