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Popular Tweets About Hudud, March 21st 2015

Opinions about hudud continued to be expressed on Twitter along with criticism of the BFM video presenter (Aisyah Tajuddin) on March 21st. One popular phrase was widely tweeted and retweeted, as seen in the samples below:

The following tweets represent a selection of the most popular tweets about hudud on March 21st. News announcements, spam and repetitive text/opinions have been removed. The following opinions were commonly repeated:

  1. Stating that supporting hudud is mandatory for Muslims, and non-Muslims need not fear it because it does not apply to them.
  2. Stating that hudud is Allah’s Law
  3. Criticising Muslims who criticise/don’t support hudud
  4. Criticising Aisyah Tajuddin for the BFM video

For popular tweets about hudud on March 19th, visit this link.

For popular tweets about hudud on March 20th, visit this link.

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March 27, 2015 at 2:58 am

Popular Tweets About Hudud, March 20th 2015

Following the passing of the Syariah Criminal Code Enactment (II)(1993) Amendment 2015 (commonly referred to as hudud) in Kelantan on March 19th, BFM radio posted a video presentation about hudud. This evoked outrage among many users online, mostly directed at the video presenter, Aisyah Tajuddin (BFM presenter calls rape, death threats ‘criminal intimidation’ – The Malay Mail Online). These events influenced the conversation about hudud on Twitter the next day.

The following tweets represent a selection of the most popular tweets about hudud on March 20th. News announcements, spam and repetitive text/opinions have been removed. The following opinions were commonly repeated:

  1. Stating that hudud should be taken seriously
  2. Stating that hudud is Allah’s Law
  3. Criticising Aisyah Tajuddin for the BFM video
  4. Criticising people who made death/rape threats towards Aisyah Tajuddin

For popular tweets about hudud on March 19th, visit this link.

For popular tweets about hudud on March 21st, visit this link.

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March 26, 2015 at 2:38 pm

How Twitter Users Reacted to News of Lee Kuan Yew’s Passing

Singapore’s founding father and first Prime Minister, Mr.Lee Kuan Yew passed away at 3.18 AM on March 23rd 2015. What follows are statistics and a selection of popular tweets about Lee Kuan Yew shared by users online in response to the news. Tweets from news agencies have been filtered out of the list. For a list of business services that we provide please visit our main site.
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March 24, 2015 at 4:38 am

Popular Tweets About Hudud, March 19th 2015

On March 19th 2015, The Syariah Criminal Code Enactment (II)(1993) Amendment 2015 (commonly referred to as hudud) was unanimously passed by the Kelantan State Assembly.

The following tweets represent a selection of the most popular tweets about hudud on March 19th. News announcements, spam and repetitive text/opinions have been removed. The following opinions were commonly repeated:

  1. Questioning why GST is acceptable but Hudud is not
  2. Stating that Hudud is Allah’s Law
  3. Praising God for Hudud being passed
  4. Asking when Malaysia/Selangor will have hudud

For popular tweets about hudud on March 20th, visit this link.

For popular tweets about hudud on March 21st, visit this link.
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March 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm

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The Most Shared Images in Malaysia on Twitter, Feb 2015

Each day we collect hundreds of thousands of tweets from Twitter users in Malaysia. Based on this sample, we have ranked the most-shared images for the month of February. The list is presented below, sorted by the number of retweets worldwide. For a list of business services that we provide please visit our main site.

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March 14, 2015 at 1:00 am

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