london - The eight-year-old 'girl girl' Bana Alabed from the Syrian city of Aleppo is one of the 25 most influential people on the internet. The magazine Magazine published on Monday also includes names as Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, US President Donald Trump and Singer Rihanna.
Time makes the annual overview based on the influence that people have on social media and the frequency with which they get in the news. The compiler of the list does not rank the 25 winners.
Bana Alabed got worldwide fame when her mother Fatemah began to twitter from the beloved Aleppo on behalf of the girl. With tweets like 'I can not escape through bombing, please stop bombing' she got about 365,000 followers on Twitter. In December 2016 the girl and her family were evacuated.