Suspicious pro-Gupta Twitter accounts painting state capture report as 'rubbish'

The Daily Maverick reports that more that 100 tracked Twitter accounts have been tweeting that the State of Capture report was “useless and rubbish”, and that the real enemy is “white monopoly capital”.

There are suspicions that the accounts were created by one person to help the Gupta family with their public relations campaign.

Social media expert, Jodene Shear, says the tweets look suspicious, and they will not last long.

See some of the examples used by The Daily Maverick below.

Shear says followers can be bought so that the account looks legitimate, and there are lot of fake accounts out there.

If you pay attention and you follow genuine people, the genuine people help point out who is not genuine.

Jodene Shear, Social Media expert

Listen to the audio below to hear more about these suspicious Twitter accounts...

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