Project Veritas has lost nearly 20% of its Twitter followers since James O'Keefe was fired
· Feb 21, 2023 ·

To say that there has been a shakeup at Project Veritas over the past 36 hours would be a major understatement:

Also currently being shaken up: The org's Twitter base.

The Twitter account of Project Veritas has lost more than 200,000 followers in the past day, coinciding with the rancorous departure of the right-wing organization's founder and CEO.

As of 3:20 a.m. ET, the account had lost more than 214,000 followers — nearly 192,000 on February 20 alone — according to figures from Social Blade, an analytics firm. A real-time counter showed that, at the same time, the number of followers was still falling.

These are some pretty brutal stats:

Not the kind of thing you want happening to your social media metrics.

Then again, O'Keefe is not the kind of guy you want to fire from your highly successful journalism outfit, either.

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