How to find inactive Twitter accounts in 2023

5 min readDec 16, 2020
How to find inactive Twitter accounts

There are lots of inactive users on Twitter. Inactive Twitter accounts are created but not used by their users for weeks, months, and even years. So, why don’t you remove inactive Twitter accounts?

Inactive Twitter accounts do not engage with you on Twitter. They are just in your follower or friends list, and they will never be interacting with your Twitter account probably.

According to the Inactive account policy of Twitter, inactivity is based on logging in. So, to keep your Twitter account alive, you should be sure to log in once at least every six months.

“We encourage people to actively log in and use Twitter when they register an account. To keep your account active, be sure to log in at least every 6 months. Accounts may be permanently removed due to prolonged inactivity.”

However, inactive accounts could also be defined as Twitter accounts logging in but not engaging anyway via liking, retweeting, replying, etc.

Twitter will do nothing for those ‘ghost accounts,’ which can also be defined as inactive accounts. So, it’s better to remove those inactive Twitter accounts to have a better start in 2023.

Find Inactive Twitter accounts

Why should we remove inactive Twitter accounts?

If you don’t know the user behind inactive accounts in person, those accounts could even be made by spammers or bots. So, it would be much better to clean them out.

  • Inactive accounts may never tweet again. They won’t come back tweeting, probably.
  • Such Inactive accounts may belong to Twitter users who do not interact with anyone. So, it is a high possibility that they will never engage your tweets. So, it is better to get rid of those inactive accounts.

Moreover, inactive accounts may ruin your follower/following ratio, which is essential for a successful Twitter account.

Suppose you pay regard that you should learn how to remove inactive Twitter accounts.

How to find inactive Twitter followers in a few seconds?

Circleboom Twitter lets you list and cleans up your followers and friends from top to bottom. With Circleboom’s Inactive & Overactives feature, you can find inactive and remove inactive Twitter followers quickly and safely.

Step #1: Go to Circleboom Twitter and log in.

If you don’t have a Circleboom account yet, get one in seconds!

Circleboom login

Step #2: After logging in, authorize and link your Twitter account to the Circleboom dashboard.

Circleboom Twitter will complete the process in a matter of seconds, nothing more!

Connect with Twitter

Step #3: On the left menu, you can find the “Followers” tab and then “All My Followers”.

You can check your followers and learn how many of them are verified, fake, or inactive. There are many filters that you can apply to your follower list.

All My Followers

Get more details about your Twitter followers with sophisticated filters.

Circleboom filters

Circleboom will list all inactive followers you have!

List inactive followers

We have prepared a video to list fake or inactive followers on Twitter:


Note: Circleboom lists all inactive Twitter accounts by analyzing them. Meanwhile, every search result that we view on the grid clearly shows the result profile image, name, and place, as well as a comprehensive profile link to help our users verify it based on their profile.

How to Remove Inactive Twitter Accounts on iOS (iPhone/iPad)

Thanks to Circleboom Twitter’s iOS app, you can find and remove inactive followers on iPhone and iPad.

Circleboom’s iOS App
Circleboom’s iOS App

You should log into Circleboom’s iOS app on your device as the first step.

Circleboom’s iOS app

Then, you can use the Search menu to list all your followers.

Search menu

Here you can use “Filter Options” to list only inactive Twitter followers.

Filter Options

Now you can visit their Twitter profiles and unfollow them if you wish.

Wrapping Up

Controlling your Twitter account can be very easy if you’re using the right service like Circleboom.

Moreover, cleaning up your Twitter account of inactive accounts and fake accounts will give you a better follow/following ratio and provide you with an accurate estimation of your Twitter connections.

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Originally published at on December 16, 2020.




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