Gizmodo: Conservative Twitter Users Lose Thousands of Followers, Mass Purge of Bots Suspected

Gizmodo: Conservative Twitter Users Lose Thousands of Followers, Mass Purge of Bots Suspected. “Twitter suspended thousands of accounts overnight and conservatives on the platform aren’t happy about it. Twitter has yet to make a public statement about the issue, but right-wing users believe that they’re being targeted in a mass purge of suspected Russian bot accounts.” The story has been updated with a statement from Twitter and from several real humans who had to confirm their accounts because Twitter was suspicious they were bots.