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Friday, March 21, 2014

Anti-Porn Indonesian Minister Follows Twitter Porn Account 'Accidently'








Indonesian communication minister, who has compaigned against pornography has caused an uproar on social media, after he followed a Twitter porn account, 'by accident' it appears. Tifatul Simbiring started following the seemingly an inappropriate account on Monday and it was quickly notices by social media users who began poking fun at the minister, the Jakarta Post reports. Many Tweets used the acronym PSK- a reference in Indonesia used for commercial sex workers- as Twitter users jested about "accidentally" mistyping the initials of Sembiring's Islamic Prosperous Justice Party, known as PKS. But Seibiring says the account was brought to his attention, so he could block it, and has denied perusing the content, "I accidentally pressed the 'follow' button," minister explains. "that often happens with touch-screen gadgets." He has now suggested anyone wanting to report pornographic content can get in touch with one of his colleagues instead of contacting him directly. The communication minister is one of the Indonesia's most prolific Tweeters, with about 732,000 followers. One website which analyses activity on twitter, says every 100 tweets from Sembiring get retweeted 4,570 times.

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