(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) stated on Monday it has eliminated pretend accounts however that doesn’t impression its reported person metrics as was indicated in a report by The Washington Publish.

The newspaper had stated the social media firm had suspended greater than 70 million pretend accounts in Could and June, resulting in a decline of month-to-month lively customers within the second quarter.

FILE PHOTO: A portrait of the Twitter brand in Ventura, California December 21, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/Information

“Most accounts we take away are usually not included in our reported metrics as they haven’t been lively on the platform for 30 days or extra, or we catch them at join and they’re by no means counted,” CFO Ned Segal tweeted on Monday.

“If we eliminated 70M accounts from our reported metrics, you’ll hear immediately from us.”

Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Modifying by Arun Koyyur