Farah Baker

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Farah Baker is a Palestinian woman living in the Gaza Strip, who became popular while live-Tweeting the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict.[1][2] As of July 2018, Baker is 20 years old. She describes herself as the Anne Frank of today. Her Tweets became a social network phenomenon, and Baker's following on Twitter jumped from 800 to 166,000 in a few days.[3][4]


  1. ^ Bora, Kukil (August 11, 2014). "Farah Baker, A Gaza Teenager, Becomes Social Media Phenomenon By Tweeting About War". International Business Times. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  2. ^ al-Mughrabi, Nidal (Aug 11, 2014). "Gaza teen's war tweets make her a social media sensation". Reuters. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  3. ^ Smith, Alexander. "Palestinian Teen Farah Baker Live Tweets Nighttime Bombardment in Gaza". NBC News. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  4. ^ Sanghani, Radhika (29 Jul 2014). "Teen girl 'live tweets Gaza bomb attack'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 16 August 2014.

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