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Professor Gary R. Bunt

KSA 'Ghost Accounts'

al Bawaba, The Strange Case of Twitter's Verified Saudi Arabian 'Ghost Accounts'

"Marc Owen Jones, a professor at Doha-based Hamad bin Khalifa University has tweeted a thread revealing a few observations he noted while digging into a couple of verified accounts on Twitter.

"What sounds interesting about the accounts is that some of them originally belong to public figures. Others belonged to dead people, raising doubts that these accounts were hacked or taken over by pro-Saudi users."
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