May 01, 2019
ISLAMABAD - Umar Saif, a former head of Punjab Information Technology Board, has maintained that Twitter in Pakistan is infested with fake accounts.
Saif, currently serving as an advisor on SDGs for UN, tweeted: “Twitter in Pakistan is fast becoming the equivalent of rent-a-crowd for political jalsas ...”
Twitter in Pakistan is fast becoming the equivalent of rent-a-crowd for political jalsas ... https://t.co/g7CVp9ZOt3— Umar Saif (@umarsaif) May 1, 2019
Earlier, he tweeted that less than 1% Pakistanis use Twitter. “Less than 0.6% of Pakistanis actively use Twitter (~1.2 million monthly active users). Surprisingly, while social media usage grew in Pakistan, twitter saw 8% drop last quarter. Twitter in Pakistan is infested with fake accounts, specifically to abuse this medium & genuine users.”
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