International press.. The observatory.. “Sarah Rahma” .. the fake virtual
False virtual personalities have repeatedly appeared in our societies, people gather around them and consider them an icon, and the last of these characters is "Sarah Rahma", which has recently become the event and talk of the virtual network in Sudan. Sarah Rahma appeared on “Facebook” two years ago, wearing a mantle that only tolerated sympathy. She presented herself as a Sudanese immigrant in Oslo. Her husband died and she intends to fulfill his career throughout her life and is now bravely going through life after him as a strong and defiant person. Sarah Rahma supported her story with a profile in which she appears as a woman with a tinge of beauty and toughness, and after her appearance, she became involved in a network of friendships on “Facebook” with thousands, claiming that she works at the United Nations, and reinforced the good impression of her in an alleged humanitarian role that her followers reported.
Sarah Rahma pushed the dramatic plot to its end, and announced that she had cancer, so the numbers on her page doubled, and the feelings of sympathy and sympathy for the "tragic heroine" who brought tragedy to nobility doubled, and the story reached its climax when Sarah announced her death on her page, to conflicting news after that. About her burial in Europe or Addis Ababa, or the return of her body to the homeland, to the surprise after all of this, represented by the Sudanese discovering at that moment that the whole story was “working”, and that there was no “Sarah Rahma” in the first place.
Like the fall of Sarah Rahma’s personality, an earthquake in Sudanese youth circles, and divergent expectations intersected, as some regained with some apprehension the extent of its penetration into the heart of society and its gathering of information, whether through public “posts” or hidden “chats”, and some went far to announce their fear of devices And intelligence services in a country that burns politics like Sudan, while others sufficed with considering it - from its point of view - a manifestation of political conflicts, while a third party adhered to the semi-dominant narrative about psychological reasons that prompted someone, whose name has been rumored, to invent this character.
Sarah Rahma seems to be one of the personalities who were looking for an author in the Arab region, especially since most of these characters appeared after and during the “Arab Spring”, such as “Mayar al-Asal” in Egypt after 2011, who deceived her audience for six years, and she is also not far from conflicts. Political and electronic arms, things that required the Facebook administration to remove 500 million fake accounts from the network so far.
But the question on the minds of all those who followed the case, is it not possible that the “defect in us” exceeds the responsibility of all other parties for it, after we turned the virtual world into a real one. Exact moment as a "Marionette Bride" player.
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