The new policy could be substantial for some Twitter users because follower totals serve as a top selling point when celebrities and so-called social media influencers negotiate deals with advertisers.
They are the two most popular Twitter accounts, with 110 million and 107 million followers respectively before the purge.
Jack Dorsey, Twitter chief executive officer, also lost 200,000 followers.
Trump's account on Wednesday showed him with 53.4 million followers.
Union minister Smriti Irani, who has, of late, been lying low on Twitter, lost close to 40,000 followers (8.19 million) while minister without portfolio Arun Jaitley was down by over 50,000 followers (13 million). While it excludes spam accounts in reported user data, Twitter noted early this year that monthly active user numbers would be "negatively impacted" by efforts to expunge fake accounts.
On Wednesday, Twitter had announced in a statement that it would be deleting the accounts that had been locked, leading to a fall in follower counts this week.
Katy Perry has maintained her place as the most followed person on Twitter.
Former US President Obama lost 2.5 million followers; Trump saw his follower count drop by roughly 400,000 and Kim Kardashian unloaded 1.7 million followers in the last day.
Other high-profile figures also took a hit to their numbers of followers. Obama, for example, gained almost 2,000 followers in the overnight hours, which roughly fits the range of followers he gained in previous weeks during the same Thursday-to-Friday overnight interval.
"People having an artificially-inflated follower count made up of bots and redundant accounts is at best deceiving and at worst, fraud".
Other accounts were locked for tweeting large amounts of unwarranted replies or mentions, misleading links, or "if a large number of accounts block the account after mentioning them". Officials said this will help make Twitter a "more trusted service for public conversation".
Trump told the tabloid, Britain's best-selling newspaper, that he would have gone about Brexit in a different way. But Obama's dire warning came from a polar-opposite view of Trump's - that Brexit itself would be the impediment.
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz arrived in London prior to Eid-ul-Fitr and are now there due to Kulsoom Nawaz's prolonged illness. He further said it is very painful for him to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending G20 summit and all we can do is watch.
In the footage, the man can be seen approaching Irizarry saying: "You should not be wearing that in the United States of America". "Are you educated?" Puerto Rico has been a US territory since 1898 and is classified as a Free Associated State or commonwealth.
As well, the American Chemistry Council urged President Donald Trump to "bring an end to this unnecessary trade war ". China says it will respond to the new tariffs that President Trump has asked his administration to prepare.
The man whose auto was stolen found the entire thing hilarious, and gave a healthy "chuckle" when his vehicle was returned to him. Neither of the cars required keys to start the engine instead using key fobs, which the owner left in the vehicle.
Apart from the repositioned fingerprint scanner, the Note 9 is likely to sport the same design as the predecessor Note 8 . Compared to the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy Note line has traditionally been more expensive.
Johnson & Johnson says they're " deeply disappointed in the verdict, which was the product of a fundamentally unfair process". Jurors in California previously ordered the company to pay $ 417 million , but J&J successfully appealed that decision.
Shouting, Insults As FBI Agent Faces Angry Republicans
Strzok, an expert in the field of counterintelligence, had played a leading role in the Hillary Clinton investigation. That text was at the forefront of the hours long back-and-forth with Republican lawmakers Thursday.