Amitabh Bachchan Blames Twitter, A New Wind In The Shore – Amitabh Bachchan the Bollywood superstar threatened to leave Twitter on late Wednesday night, blaming the social media to reduce the number of followers. Late Wednesday, the actor wrote on Twitter, “T 2599 – TWITTER..!!!?? You reduced my number of followers.. !!?? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.. !! That’s a joke. Time to get off for you. Thank you for the ride. There are many ‘other’ fish in the sea – and a lot more exciting!!”( Source From Hindustan Times Amitabh Bachchan accuses Twitter of reducing his number of followers, threatens to quit). The 74 -year-old actor active on social media and uses as the medium of communication and sharing his personal and professional life with his fans and the well -Wishers. He writes the number of tweets before each of their tweets on the Twitter account. On the work front, he will be seen in “Thugs Of Hindostan” with Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh.
Amitabh Bachchan tweet came after Many well known across the world started losing a million followers, as federal and state agencies in the US started investigating shadowy agencies that sell fake followers (Reports according to The New York Times). According to Twitter Counter, the actor has lost about 60,000 followers. While Twitter India refused to comment, it referred to an earlier statement made by the someone’s company, “The tactics used by Devumi on our platform and others as described by today’s NYT article violate our policies and are unacceptable to us. We are working to stop them and many companies like them. In the US, NY Times reported that entertainers, entrepreneurs, athletes, and media figures were among those who lost followers. Most of these followers or artificial engagement were bought from a company called Devumi. Twitter said on Saturday that it would take action against Devumi’s practices (Source From Hindustan Times).
Many followers regrets, tried to discourage him. While many found it illogical as he has earned many more followers in 50 years of his acting career. Amitabh Bachchan had 32,902,890 followers, a little up than what it was on January 31, while SRK had 32,940,510 followers(Source From Daily). Now Shah Rukh Khan has the most number of followed personality on the micro-blogging site.