Pakistan’s propaganda exposed as Twitter blocks fake accounts of Indian army officers

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After failing to garner support from the international community against Indian government’s decision to abrogate Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan is now trying to use cyber world to peddle its false propaganda against India.

Pakistan Army has hired more than 200 handlers to make fake or sleeper account on Twitter impersonating top officials of Indian Army in order to spread its fake propaganda with an aim to malign India. Indian Army is closely monitoring the nefarious activities of Pakistani agencies and has already complained to Twitter and other social media platforms about these fake accounts.

Sources told Zee Media Twitter has blocked over 50 fake accounts which have been created in the names of senior Army officers including Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh in last one month.

Sources added that Twitter and other social media platforms are set to take action against more than 1000 fake accounts in the coming days.  Read More

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