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Volume :46 Issue : 177 2020      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

The Role of Twitter Fake Accounts in the Process of Forming Public Opinion in Kuwaiti Society Field Study.

Auther : D. Anwar A. M. Al-Jazaf

Aim of the Paper: The study aimed to identify the role of Twitter fake accounts in the process of forming public opinion in Kuwaiti society, issues of interest to Kuwaiti society members in Twitter, the extent of Kuwaiti citizens' confidence in the information provided by the fake accounts in Twitter application, and the advantages and disadvantages of the fake accounts, and the significance of differences in the role of fake accounts in the formation of public opinion in Kuwaiti society attributed to the demographic variables.
Study Design: The study used the survey methodology.
Sample and Data: relied, in data collection, on the questionnaire and the sample of the study consisted of (300) individuals from the Kuwaiti public, Distributed to (243) for workers in the government sector and (57) for workers in the private sector.
Results: The results showed that the role of the fake accounts in the formation of Kuwaiti public opinion in Twitter application came to a medium degree, and that the biggest role of the fake accounts that it promotes the demands of rights and duties and equality among society members, and then the audacity of criticism and ability to address internal issues, The results showed that the approval rate of the study sample on government support for fake accounts to market the political agenda was (38.6%).
Conclusion: The study showed that the role of the spokesperson for the State of Kuwait must be activated to confront rumors related to national security, and developing the role of the real media in adopting the trends of public opinion, then supporting the populist claims due.

Keywords: Fake Accounts, Public Opinion.

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