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Farhan Virk is a household name in Pakistan's Twittersphere. Considered by many to be a state-sponsored troll, he commands a Twitter army of more than 1,000 volunteers dedicated to spreading hyper-nationalist propaganda. In this episode, investigative filmmaker Hasham Cheema details the inner-workings of Virk's methods, and how Virk's command of the algorithm has impacted Pakistan's democracy.
In this episode:
Filmmaker Hasham Cheema (@HashamKabir)
War, Lies and Hashtags: Pakistan's Twitter Battles
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