A post supposedly written by ISIS supporters has emerged, threatening Twitter employees with death because the microblogging platform deletes accounts related to the terrorist group. Uploaded onto JustPaste.it, the post specifically targets Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, with a crosshair superimposed over a photo of his face.
Written in Arabic, the post, which was first reported by Buzzfeed, says Dorsey and Twitter employees have “become a target for the soldiers of the Caliphate and supporters scattered among your midst!”
While it is difficult to ascertain if the threat was actually written by members of ISIS, Twitter is taking it seriously. The company told Buzzfeed that “our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials.” TechCrunch has contacted the company for more information and will update this post if we hear back from them.
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