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Twitter is signing off suspicious users. The company says it will remove some accounts that have been flagged in an effort to crack down on abuse. The move will reduce site-wide follower counts by about six percent, according to Cheddar. Twitter says active user numbers won't be impacted, but the stock fell on the news.
Overwatch League is coming to a television near you. Disney is partnering with Blizzard Entertainment to provide live coverage of the e-sport playoffs on both ESPN and Disney XD. The multiyear agreement begins with the ongoing season of the Overwatch competition, and marks the first time an e-sport event will air on ESPN in primetime.
Kylie Jenner is on track to become a billionaire. According to Forbes, the youngest of the Kardashian sisters has built a $900 million net worth thanks to her giant social media presence and cosmetic line, known for its lip kits. Jenner turns 21 in August, making her the youngest woman on Forbes annual list of self-made women. Forbes estimates Kim Kardashian West has a net worth of about $350 million.