Watch Maxine Waters go off on constituent: Impeach me? But what's more interesting is the fact that the vast majority of these new followers are bots - fake computerized followers. Vice President Mike Pence has the fewest fake followers, with just 7%. According to the auditing website, only 32 percent of Perry's followers are real, which means there are nearly 67 million fake Twitter accounts that purportedly track her every tweet.
The president experienced an increase of 2.3 million followers in May, adding approximately 573,000 followers each week. That millions of fake accounts would glom onto the most controversial person on the planet, and subsequently on the social network, right now is hardly surprising.
Billboard reported similar results for Lady Gaga. Twitter confirmed that his account did not receive that many followers in just three days.
Only Trump and perhaps some collection of his advisors know for certain if this president bought any of his 31 million followers. More of his followers appear to be bots than humans. But it tempered this figure with a listing of other celebrities and their own fake followers.
Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror
Egypt's Christian minority, which makes up about 10% of the country's population, has repeatedly been targeted by armed groups. The east Libyan air force said Friday the strikes were targeting al-Qaeda linked forces and did not mention Islamic State .
"The practice of buying followers has existed as long as Twitter has existed", said Chris Dessi, the founder of Silverback Social.
"That's really the tell-all of who the real followers are", he said. Of course, noting that many of Trump's followers aren't sentient beings is a fairly common observation these days, but this is the first time someone's demonstrated just how many eggs-turned-silhouettes and bots are just cluttering up his followed-by list. Yesterday, the paper finally told readers of the two United States private equity companies that bidding to acquire the publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald.
I have a feeling that Jacqueline Williams, the NYT's reporter in Sydney, has been trying to get the attention of her editors for a while now. Meanwhile, Amie Tsang, the paper's London business reporter, also wrote about the bids for Fairfax, including it in her Morning Agenda feature.
Australia's remarkable - and unbalanced - property boom appears to be the driver behind the bids.
Rogic's stunning victor in Scottish Cup Final thriller!
Jonny Hayes gave Aberdeen a ninth minute lead which was quickly cancelled out by Celtic's Stuart Armstrong two minutes later. Celtic's Tomas Rogic celebrates scoring their second goal in the Scottish FA Cup final against Aberdeen .
G7 leaders divided on climate change
The backing of the Paris Agreement goals from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Britain is not a surprise. The G-7 leaders had better luck finding agreement on the other problematic topic at the summit, trade.
Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran
Meanwhile Trump's call for Israelis and Palestinians to "make a deal" has drawn praised mixed with a healthy dose of scepticism. President Rouhani won 23.5 million of Iran's total 41 million votes, his next nearest rival winning only 15.8 million votes.
Wenger not eyeing sweet FA farewell
The England striker, 26, was still at Manchester United when Arsenal won in 2014 and missed the 2015 final because of injury. But this league is about quick changes and you have to be ready for the next challenge, even when it's not going for you.
The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules
Apparently they are trying to shake the No Fun League nickname and today they announced that touchdown celebrations are back. Goodell's email also mentioned how the league is placing an emphasis on speeding up the pace of games.