Florida-based company Devumi has apparently sold millions of dormant or artificially generated Twitter followers to prominent people. Photo: TNS

Should journalists be banned from buying fake social media followers? Industry views are split

US film critic Richard Roeper was suspended by his newspaper after it found out he had bought Twitter followers from a company called Devumi. But not everyone in the industry believes such practices violate journalistic ethics

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Florida-based company Devumi has apparently sold millions of dormant or artificially generated Twitter followers to prominent people. Photo: TNS
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