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Saudi Arabian 'honesty' app takes Internet by storm

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Zainalabdin Tawfiq's Sarahah app has so far drawn 85 million registered users and rocketed to the top of the Apple app store in some countries.

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FIZZING with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college freshman, but the popularity of his "honesty" app has shone a spotlight on the conservative kingdom's nascent tech scene.

Mr Tawfiq catapulted to fame when he took time out of

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