Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Alsheikh holds the title of official “Grand Mufti” of Saudi Arabia. With that name, he’s not exactly in a position to accuse anyone else of clownishness. But clown-call he did.
— Dibang (@dibang) March 23, 2013
— Imran Jattala (@ijattala) March 24, 2013
— Aman Wadud (@AmanWadud) March 24, 2013
They hate what they can’t control:
Twitter usage is booming in Saudi Arabia – globalwebindex: TWITTER: The Fastest Growing Social Platform [Infog… http://t.co/3ffa4IxWdB
— ZenithOptimedia (@ZenithOptimedia) March 21, 2013
Saudi Arabia apparently leads the world in active Twitter users, and the Grand Mufti isn't happy. http://t.co/3Nfzu3aGnM
— Walter Russell Mead (@wrmead) March 23, 2013
Guess the Grand Mufti hasn’t heard the news about one of the Saudi’s top royals joining the social media council of jokesters. Oops:
The Private Office of HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal announces the commencement of HRH's Official account where HRH will be tweeting soon.
— الوليد بن طلال (@Alwaleed_Talal) March 12, 2013
With my first tweet I look forward to connecting with you on this global platform.
— الوليد بن طلال (@Alwaleed_Talal) March 13, 2013
Prince Charles visited me today to discuss our joint international charity and philanthropic projects. pic.twitter.com/2w8dtmxwGv
— الوليد بن طلال (@Alwaleed_Talal) March 15, 2013
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal invested $300 million in Twitter in 2011. Flashback:
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal invests $300 million in Twitter – AP http://t.co/ZMHkSg7W
— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) December 19, 2011
Twitter is a ‘council of clowns:’ Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti http://t.co/oVnqLz9xml Does he know that Prince Al Waleed owns a stake?!
— Karim Khalifa (@karimkhalifa) March 23, 2013
Kingdom Holding,the strategic investor in Twitter,congratulates Twitter management on its 7th anniversary & wishes all its users success.
— الوليد بن طلال (@Alwaleed_Talal) March 21, 2013
Send in the clowns!