Twitter announces it will delete unused accounts
Written by KFAT on December 26, 2019
Social media giant Twitter announced that it will delete the accounts of those users who havenât logged in for at least six months.
The move wonât affect those who spend some time on the platform but donât tweet too much.
“We’re working to clean up inactive accounts to present more accurate, credible information people can trust across Twitter. . Part of this effort is encouraging people to actively log in ” a Twitter spokesperson said.
According to policy guidelines outlined on its website, the company defines activity by logging in and even recognizes that “not all signs of account activity are publicly visible.”
Twitter pointed out it is reaching out to âmany accountsâ that somehow donât meet the companyâs requirements, but didnât provide a timeline or an estimate of the number it considers to be inactive.
To this point, it remains unclear how the company will deal with an account that is inactive if the user died.
A spokesperson said that the social media giant doesnât currently have a way “to memorialize someone’s Twitter account once they have passed on, however the team is thinking about ways to do this.”
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