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McCain reached 3 million Twitter followers, despite the #unfollow McCain protest

US Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., asked for more Twitter followers, this week, thousands of lost the day after.

(Reuters)

US Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., not reached his goal of 3 million Twitter followers Tuesday, but in front of thousands of social media users of an online staged protest.

We are only 74 Twitter followers away from the 3M – spread the word & help us to this great milestone!

— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) 4. December 2017

McCain was only 74 followers shy of 3 million, if he asked for help, the achievement of the milestone. But instead, he has 20,000 followers almost lost on the following day.

The critics-many of the highlight of the news, reacted with #unfollow McCain — McCain’s last vote on the Republican party, tax invoice, which they said would hurt the poor and helps the rich, the New York Daily News reported.

According to the responses to this thread, you are gonna need more than 74. I just unfollowed you to take as you agreed with 98% of Americans under the bus on Friday, but, if you do not vote on the final #GOPTaxScam.

— Maddy Dennis-Perez (@maddypdx) 4. December 2017

The protesters claimed to reported that by a vote to approve the bill, McCain had flip-Flop from his original position, the San Francisco Chronicle. The bill, which the Senate approved by 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, underwent significant changes in the last hours of the negotiations.

McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year, is not seeking re-election, so the number of his Twitter followers of any real meaning, the Fortune is missing reported.

#Unfollow McCain
Why has grew to the number of his followers, so many unfollowed McCain have? Fake accounts?

— Cheryl Shaw (@clovesdshaw) 6. December 2017

A recent count revealed that he has nearly 1,300 more than 3 million followers, which some speculate Twitter users that bots were involved.

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