Malcolm Turnbull has unfollowed all but 26 people on Twitter. Who are they?

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MALCOLM Turnbull has unfollowed all but 26 of the people he used to follow on Twitter when he was the prime minister.

Just weeks since he was deposed from the nation’s top job, Mr Turnbull is now following his wife Lucy, son Angus, son-in-law James Brown, Donald Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron.

Mr Turnbull has kept a handful of journalists from “left or centre news sites”, one unfollowed Twitter poster claimed.

Turnbull has unfollowed all but 26 people on Twitter, retaining family, Donald Trump and a few reporters.

Turnbull has unfollowed all but 26 people on Twitter, retaining family, Donald Trump and a few reporters.Source:Twitter

Research fellow at (right wing) Institute of Public Affairs Matthew Lesh said the conscious unfollowing “says so much about him”.

Mr Turnbull has retained Seven News, Guardian Australia, Reuters and CNN, Nine political reporter Chris Uhlmann and ABC journalist Annabel Crabb.

Oddly, because the polls no longer matter to him personally now he has quit political life altogether, he still follows @GhostWhoVotes.

The Twitter handle, owned by an unidentified political observer, is always first with the latest reports about Newspoll results.

Mr Turnbull, who is currently in New York with wife Lucy, would have had to spend time going through and deleting the people he followed — or getting someone else to do so.

He still has 987,000 followers.

Malcolm Turnbull has unfollowed all but 26 of the people he was following when he was prime minister.

Malcolm Turnbull has unfollowed all but 26 of the people he was following when he was prime minister.Source:Twitter

Turnbull still at least follows his wife Lucy, pictured above, cycling in New York. Picture: Backgrid

Turnbull still at least follows his wife Lucy, pictured above, cycling in New York. Picture: BackgridSource:BackGrid

Turnbull has kept on following the French and US presidents.

Turnbull has kept on following the French and US presidents.Source:Twitter

 

Author Terri Gallegos

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