When being a Twitter troll can land y...

When being a Twitter troll can land you in jail

There are 16 comments on the AdelaideNow... story from Aug 2, 2012, titled When being a Twitter troll can land you in jail. In it, AdelaideNow... reports that:

IN JUST 48 hours a teenager has been arrested and a Welsh footballer suspended from his club, both for using social media to abuse Olympic diver Tom Daley.

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#2 Aug 3, 2012
Maybe the police in New Albany will start an investigation

“Its Eaiser to fool people than”

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convince them they are a fool

#3 Aug 13, 2012
Is that were Krackers lives ?

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#4 Aug 14, 2012
no way

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convince them they are a fool

#5 Aug 14, 2012
Halfway house ? I know hes in lockdown ..Insane asylum maybe ?

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#6 Aug 15, 2012
is that where you live

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convince them they are a fool

#7 Aug 15, 2012
When he acts like Russsssh.

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#8 Aug 24, 2012
ha ha you silly sniper

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#9 Aug 24, 2012
Sniper II wrote:
When he acts like Russsssh.
Im sure the protective orders are mounting.

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#10 Aug 24, 2012
that will teach them

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#11 Aug 25, 2012
did you hear obama was found to have 75% of his twitter fans to be fake..yep..fabricated fake fans..Ill post the article later..he has 17 million fans ans 3/4 are not real or copy IPs..lol..

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#12 Aug 25, 2012
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Mitt Romney's not the only with a - how shall we say - Twitter problem. Obama likewise attracts a cyber-following that is a bit suspicious.

USA Today reports that a web tool called Fake Follower Check, which allows people to determine how many real, authentic, acutally-living-people are "following" someone on Twitter, has determined that as many as 70% of President Obama's online adherents are phony. According the report, of Obama's nearly 19 million Twitter fans, more than half are straight up non-existent. It's a problem, however, not relegated to only Obama. The practice of stuffing one's Twitter account with fake friends is in fact common practice says StatusPeople, the company that created Fake Follower Check. According to internet search company PeekYou, on average only 20-30% of politicians' Twitter followers are real.

So, how can one tell whether a Twitter user is merely a ghost in the machine? "Fake accounts tend to follow a lot of people but have few followers," said StatusPeople's Rob Waller.

Via USA Today.

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#15 Aug 29, 2012
I have one of those

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#16 Aug 31, 2012
early monday mornings

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#17 Aug 31, 2012
I know people in high places

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#19 Sep 1, 2012
friends in high places

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#20 Sep 2, 2012
good friends in high places

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