The Twitter-jitters: 140 Characters That Shake a Kingdom

Saudi Arabia may have watched smugly as Turkey's Erdogan was attacked on Twitter, but the deepest secrets of the Saudi royal house are now coming out as well.

When the Turkish government blocked access to Twitter last week, it surely did not forget that one of the social media company's largest shareholders is Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, who back in 2011 bought $300 million in shares - chump change, more or less, for the globally diversified billionaire investor and nephew of King Abdullah.