Flock of followers descends on SE Asia’s Twitter users, but are they real?

High-profile Twitter users in Southeast Asia have reported an ongoing wave of new followers, a social media phenomenon first noted in March which has stoked fears that regional governments are zeroing-in on the platform amid growing concerns that their countries’ leaders are muzzling online speech. Burma, a relative newcomer to the Twitter scene, is among the countries under scrutiny.

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2018-04-28T12:02:58+00:00 News|