Can a tweet be worth Sh50m? In Kenya, yes!

To whom much is given, much is expected, but the Bible was written centuries before Twitter, and so whom many followers are bestowed, little is expected. PHOTO | FILE | FOTOSEARCH

What you need to know:

  • Over several days, the gentleman channelled his inner Jicho Pevu with 140-character dispatches of Bidco’s alleged errant ways, wrote lengthy blog posts, and generally had a field day with the story.

  • The man is what a clueless section of Twitter calls a “bigwig”, for his pseudo-influence and relatively high number of followers.

  • Within an impressionable circle of college students, Twitter newbies and other wannabes, their word holds some ground.

This just in: I have been doing Twitter horribly wrong. There is a backstreet Twitter where you can pay an “influencer” to tarnish your competitor’s name or disparage someone whose nose you don’t like.


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