HYDERABAD: The TRS Youth Wing on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Cybercrime wing of Cyberabad police against the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) IT Wing and its leaders for circulating fake Twitter trends by paying cash, to defame Telangana government and the TRS leadership. The TDP has been resorting to unethical means to trend hashtags on social media platforms like Twitter, they alleged.
P Jagan, a TRS Youth Wing leader, in a complaint stated: “They are paying huge amounts to certain agencies to trend certain hashtags on Twitter. This week, a few trends to defame the Telangana government and TRS leadership were artificially created by paying money to certain agencies and individuals. These hashtags are #TSGovtStealsData and #KTRFakeTears.”