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Amber Heard Twitter Support Is Largely From ‘Fake’ And ‘Inauthentic’ Accounts



Actress Amber Heard listens in the courtroom. Photo / AP

A new survey has proved a large number of Amber Heard‘s Twitter support is coming from “fake” accounts.

Cyabra, a tech company dedicated to detecting inauthentic behaviour online has conducted an analysis of Twitter accounts participating in online conversations surrounding Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against his ex-wife, Heard.

Fox News has reported that in the analysis of 2300 Twitter profiles, 11 per cent of those appeared to be fake while a majority of authentic accounts were seen to be supportive of Depp.

Dan Brahmy, Cyabra’s CEO told Fox News, “Whenever there’s a lot of people involved, there’s always going to be some level of additional, inauthentic conversation going on around a topic”.

Accounts are determined as inauthentic based on material users post or engage with, what accounts they interact with and what time they share content along with many other factors.

When analysing the data, Brahmy said the company found accounts by searching through posts under the hashtags like, #IStandWithAmberHeard, #BoycottJohnnyDepp, #JusticeForJohnnyDepp.

He said, “We didn’t just analyse Johnny Depp as a word and Amber Heard as another word because it would be difficult to skim through [that] data efficiently,”

Of the 2300 accounts Cyabra analysed, the real accounts they found were sharing pro-Depp content, using hashtags such as #JusticeForJohnnyDepp, #BoycottAmberHeard and #AmberHeardIsALiar.

And of the accounts sharing pro-Heard content, a majority were found to be inauthentic fan pages, using hashtags like #JusticeForAmberHeard, #JohnnyDeppIsALiar and so on.

Meanwhile, Rafi Mendelsohn, the vice president of marketing at Cyabra said the company wasn’t expecting so many fake accounts to be posting about a Johnny Depp topic.

“Elections, yes. Wars, yes,” he said. “But actually, now, when it comes to celebrity topics … we’re finding ourselves looking at topics, more and more, covering everyday celebrity topics.”

And went on to note that almost all news topics being discussed on social media are being tainted with the spread of disinformation due to fake profiles.


Bob Marley’s ‘Stir It Up’ featuring Sarkodie; beautiful work, should be embraced – Bisa Kdei




Photo: Sarkodie x Bob Marley

Ghanaian highlife musician Bisa Kdei has made an interesting comment on The Bob Marley and the Waillers-Sarkodie feature.

According to the highlife artiste, ‘stir it up’ is a beautiful piece of work which should be embraced.

The musician speaking with Daniel Kweku Dadson, on the Rainbow entertainment ( Rainbow 92.4Fm ) described the project a beautiful piece of work.

Kdei on describing the feature a beautiful piece of work said,

“I think it’s beautiful. It is something beautiful. I would be proud if I were asked to be featured on a Michael Jackson song. I would be so honored. It’s a beautiful thing”.

He added: “Bob Marley is a legend. People still pay attention to him. This is something his spirit will appreciate. Sarkodie’s work is stunning. The people’s love for beautiful songs has triumphed over their hatred. It’s beautiful, and it’s something we should embrace.”

Photo: Bisa Kdei’s listening party in UK

Kdei recently staged a successful listening party for his fourth studio album, titled “Original,” in the United Kingdom. The listening party which saw Bisa Kdei collaborate with some of the best musicians on the African continent was held at the Cafe Koko in Camden.

The “Original” album since its release a few days ago has racked up impressive streaming numbers, as it was the third-most streamed album on Audiomack earlier this week.

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Kwame Baah sets to launch a global BUSINESS plug for musicians and all entertainers




Photo: Kwame Baah, a digital marketing expert and a content manager.

Ghanaian digital marketing expert, Kwame Baah is set to launch a global business agency for artiste booking.

“The  primary focus of Get the Artiste is to  bridge the gap between artistes and people or businesses who need talent for various engagements, be it a concert, event, Tv show or guest appearances” Baah told mediaplugafrica.

He explained: “Booking agency is not anything new, is all over the world so it’s nothing new. We are just trying to bring it over here in Ghana  so that our artiste easily  get to be connected with locally and internationally”.

K. Baah currently manages,  strategize, grooms and promotes most of the big names in the Ghanaian music industry.

The official  launch of K. Baah’s initiative “Get The Artiste” will take place on Friday, February 10, 2023 at the 3Music Headquarters, Accra at exactly 5pm.

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Ed Sheeran returns to social with an emotional personal announcement




British singer Ed Sheeran took to his Instagram to share an emotional personal announcement following his return to social media after a two-month break.

In a video he shared on Instagram, The singer, 31, admitted he has been emotionally detached for much longer.

Ed Sheeran took to Instagram to address his absence. Credit: Instagram/Ed Sheeran

“I realise I haven’t been that engaged in my social media or my fan base online over the last couple of years and the things that have been posted on this account might have got a bit boring, I’m sorry, it’s my fault. Ed said in a video.

“The reason I’m making this video is, just being totally honest, I’ve had some turbulent things happening in my personal life so I just didn’t really feel like being online and pretending to be something I’m not, when I wasn’t feeling like that.

“And I know that sounds weird but hence I’m making this video to say things are looking up and I’m back online.

“Weird s*** is going to start being posted here.”

Ed Sheeran did not elaborate on what ‘turbulence’ he’d endured. Credit: Instagram/Ed Sheeran

However, Ed  did not elaborate on what “turbulence” he’d endured, In February, he lost his close friend Jamal Edwards who tragically died after a cardiac arrest brought on by taking cocaine and drinking alcohol. Three months later, Ed and his wife Cherry Seaborn announced they had welcomed a baby daughter.

In November, Ed told his followers that he was taking a break from social media, after wrapping up work on a new music video.

Sharing a behind-the-scenes snap overlooking a beach, he penned the caption: ‘Signing off now until 2023. See you in the new year. Much love, Ed x.’

According to daily mail, the singer is in the middle of a worldwide tour, and is currently performing a run of shows in Australia and New Zealand.

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