24 Million Twitter Users Don't Tweet, Could Be Robots

Nearly 8.5 percent of Twitter users could be robots who never actually use the service, is the latest salvo aimed at Twitter, which has been struggling with user growth as rival Facebook continues to distance itself from the micro blogging platform.
Unverified Twitter users
Twitter’s SEC documents show that out of their 284 million users, 24 million are apps or pieces of software connecting to the platform.  The SEC document pointed to mobile applications that the users sometimes connect “with no discernible user action involved” as they noted their own calculations on active users “were not independently verified . . .


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