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Meghan Markle Twitter Troll Posed as Black Woman—Data Analyst

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Meghan Markle Twitter Troll Posed as Black Woman—Data Analyst


A Meghan Markle Twitter troll posed as a Black woman to criticize the duchess and was suspended by the platform, a data analyst says.

Researchers from Bot Sentinel have been tracking what they describe as a network of hate targeting the Duchess of Sussex.

Early reports showed 70 percent of the online abuse, which Meghan previously described as “almost unsurvivable,” came from 83 accounts.

Now founder Christopher Bouzy has accused one account of “blackfishing”—a phenomenon where social media users pretend to be people of color using anonymous profiles.

Bouzy highlighted one account in particular and wrote on Twitter: “This person isn’t a Black woman, She is a middle-aged White woman pretending to be…

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