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Twitter says it suspends 1m spam users a day as Elon Musk row deepens

World’s richest man has threatened to drop acquisition of firm in dispute over fake accounts

Twitter has revealed that it is suspending more than 1m spam accounts a day, as Elon Musk threatens to walk away from buying the business in a dispute over fake users.

The new figure, confirmed by the social media platform on Thursday, represents a doubling of its previous update. Its chief executive, Parag Agrawal, said in May that spam account suspensions were running at 500,000 a day.

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