Fact check: The viral Twitter girl isn’t from Pakistan
In a series of tweets, the Twitter user had expressed her disapproval for 'dupatta' and 'shalwar'.
If you are a Twitter user, you must have come across a Twitter account Alina Khan. The Twitter user had posted pictures and videos of a girl which had went viral on the internet.
“I love going out with out pants” the Twitter user captioned one of the videos.
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In a series of other tweets, the Twitter user had expressed her disapproval for ‘dupatta’ and ‘shalwar’.
Following her tweets, shalwar had become a trending topic on Twitter. Thousands of people had tweeted about the hashtag.
Later, netizens mass reported the Twitter account for ‘spreading vulgarity’. The account was suspended by Twitter.
Now, it has turned out that the Twitter account was actually a fake one. The girl in the pictures and videos belong from Lucknow, India. The pictures and videos were taken from the Indian girl’s Instagram account and later posted on Twitter.
Here’s a screenshot of the Indian girl’s Instagram account:
You can also see the video posted on Twitter was posted on this Instagram account first.
There are thousands of fake accounts on Twitter and other social media sites who are illegally using pictures of someone else’s. Recently, Shahid Afridi clarified that the Twitter accounts associated with his daughters are fake. It should be noted that using using someone else’s pictures without their permission is a serious crime and you can go to jail for it.
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