Noah Becker decided to take the step after speaking with his father, the daily Bild reported. Becker's mother has an African-American father and a German mother.
Hashtag campaigns were run through social media especially on ‘Twitter’, to malign Qatar by propagating a number of false news against the country and its leadership in the aftermath of the blockade on Qatar by some neighbouring countries, a social media analyst told the Annual Gulf Studies Forum.
The European Commission on Thursday outlined how firms like Google, Facebook and Twitter should remove illegal content more quickly from the Web, increasing pressure on the companies to do more.
Twitter is testing allowing tweets to be expanded to 280 characters -- double the existing limit -- in the latest effort to boost flagging growth at the social network.
There was much mirth on social media in Namibia and internationally as users took to Twitter to make fun of Trump's faux pas at a lunch with African leaders in New York on Wednesday.
Saudis have been told to expose the names and identities of anyone showing sympathy with Qatar on Twitter, with a senior Saudi official vowing to "follow" every name reported via the social media site.