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How many primitive bots follow top-100?



How many primitive bots follow top-100?


All 100 accounts have a total of 2.8 billion followers (the exact amount is 2,833,637,341).


The typical follower is following 5,4 accounts of Twitter Top 100. What is the size of the entire audience?


Twitter Top 100 has in total 523 million unique followers. If all who follow at least for one member of Top 100, would follow a single account, for example, @TwitterTop100, this giant account would have precisely 523 million. Following the analysis of this audience by STAQ methodology, we obtained the results listed in the table.


Percent of 1 level bots is 59,33%.

The total number of unique level 1 bots is 310,537,272.

Almost 60% of Twitter Top-100 audience is a cheap poor-quality imitation.


Whole stats based on the data collected by September 5, 2016.



# Parameter % of (B1) Number
of bots (B1)

No description. 72,5% 379,654,336

No location. 68,5% 358,453,138

No tweets. 30,1% 157,494,537

No followers. 17,4% 90,863,455

No description. No location.
No followers. No tweets.
14,5% 75,770,594

Average less than 1 tweet a month. 68,8% 360,124,864

Average less than 5 tweets a month. 81,7% 427,683,087

Less than 10 tweets total. 62,5% 327,319,114

Less than 50 tweets. 76,7% 401,591,517

Following to followers ratio more than 5. 54,5% 285,384,450

Following to followers ratio more than 10. 32,0% 167,274,100

Following to followers ratio more than 20. 14,1% 73,759,525

Total primitive fake audience 59,33% 310,537,272