Technology Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in fourth quarter Updated : July 19, 2018 06:34 AM IST The cavalcade of suspensions has raised questions as to whether the crackdown could affect Twitter's user growth and whether the company should have warned investors earlier. The number of suspended accounts originated with Twitter's "firehose," a data stream it makes available to academics, companies and others willing to pay for it. Last week, Twitter confirmed a Washington Post report that it had suspended 70 million accounts in May and June. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.