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

More than half of American billionaire Elon Musk’s Twitter followers are estimated to be fake, according to a report published by the British newspaper The Independent.

53.3% of Musk’s followers are “fake followers,” revealed the SparkToro audit tool, meaning they are spam accounts, bots, or are no longer active.

The richest person in the world is currently engaged in an attempt to take over the platform of social mediawhich promised to get rid of spam bots and fraudulent accounts.

Musk has nearly 90 million followers on Twitter, making his account the eighth most followed account on the platform.

Even for accounts with followers of the same size, Musk has a disproportionately large number of fake followers, according to the Audit Service.

According to the newspaper’s report, “This audit analyzes a sample of 2,000 random accounts of the last 100,000 accounts following Mask, then examines more than 25 factors associated with fake, bot, and low-quality accounts.”

Musk, who is also the CEO of the manufacturer of auto Tesla, had reached an agreement to buy Twitter in a deal that would put the richest man in the world in control of the social media which includes millions of users and global leaders, for $ 44 billion in Cash.

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