- government says PTI campaigns on Twitter using bots.
- Multiple fake accounts behind campaign against institutions, Maryam says.
- “Another IK lie exposed, another conspiracy exposed,” Maryam said. adds.
PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz told another “lie” on Monday. of PTI Chairman Imran Khan was unveiled after government “exposed” the latest PTI trends on Twitter.
“Import government unacceptable (imported hukumat on manzura)” was in trend for a few days after Khan was voted out of power on April 10 – make it first prime minister be removed through no-confidence motion.
“Another IK lie exposed, another conspiracy exposed,” Maryam said. in tweet after PML-N spokesperson Marryum Aurangzeb revealed that the main trend run through bots.
PML-N Vice President said: “Turns out that smear campaigns against state institutions and lies about international the conspiracy was beaten out and does not apply more than a handful of people hundreds of of fake accounts and bots.
Maryam said that Khan tweeted campaign and announced government “tracked down” criminal ring from PTI. “New facts will appear in coming days. No lie will save you now!”
At a press conference earlier in On the same day, Aurangzeb said that PTI was exploiting tendencies to vilify state institutions, build a false narration and mislead people of Pakistan.
A spokesperson for PML-N said these trends have fueled hate speech and online violence. During the day, the trend was initiated by 924 Twitter handles, while only 709 of these accounts were active those.
Out of 924 Twitter accounts, 532 Twitter accounts were bots.
Meanwhile, Aurangzeb said data obtained from Twitter showed that there were 177 people’s accounts active, while there were only 33. original Accounts.
development comes the day after Main of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa noted that “disinformation and propaganda” pose a threat to the integrity of a condition that requires “a timely and unified response to effectively counter speculation and rumor”.
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) also arrested scores of people across the country for participation in social media campaigns against government agencies.