Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider
on 20th of Oct 2018 Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he was sleeping. He would see the work of an army of Twitter trolls, ordered to attack him and

Twitter employee may have spied on users for Saudis, says report
on 20th of Oct 2018 Western intelligence officials notified Twitter that an employee had been co-opted by Saudi Arabia several years ago to spy on the accounts of users critical of the government, The New York Times repo

Saudi Arabia deployed Twitter army against critics: NY Times
on 20th of Oct 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia deployed an online army to harass dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other critics of the kingdom on Twitter, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The eff

Study: Nearly a quarter of Juul’s Twitter followers are under 18
on 20th of Oct 2018 SATURDAY, Oct. 20, 2018 — Though the maker of Juul e-cigarettes has claimed its product is aimed at adult smokers trying to quit, almost a quarter of the company’s Twitter followers are under 18, a n

A Twitter employee groomed by the Saudi government prompted 2015 state
on 20th of Oct 2018 An explosive report in The New York Times this weekend sheds new light on the apparent targeting of Twitter accounts by “state-sponsored actors” three years ago. It comes in the wake of the

Twitter raises the curtain on disinformation. Other companies should take a tip.
(Oct 2018) TWITTER IS not only telling the public about disinformation on its platform. It’s showing it, too. The social media site released Wednesday all the accounts and related content it identified as part o

Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed Twitter employee to spy on user accounts
on 20th of Oct 2018 On Saturday, The New York Times published a report detailing Saudi Arabia’s efforts to combat dissent on platforms like Twitter, such as slain US journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was subjected to inten

Saudi Arabia reportedly asked Twitter employee to spy on dissidents
on 20th of Oct 2018 Saudi Arabia may have done more than use large-scale social media campaigns to stifle political opposition. New York Times sources claim the country was “grooming” a Twitter engineer, Ali Alzabarah, t

Saudi electronic army floods Twitter with insults and mistruths after Khashoggi’s disappearance
(Oct 2018) BEIRUT — The electronic army’s insults are relentless, their pace dizzying. They brand people “cockroaches” and “traitors.” They engulf news with mistruths. To Saudi opposition activists, they are kno