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📊#Time for monthly #stats

Good news! #ISIS activity on @Twitter decreased again in June: 7 195 new 🎯That's 12% less compared to May.
Again, 88% of these accounts were hacked: old, inactive, weakly protected.
They could easily be frozen in bulk. 😐

Thanks everyone!
#opiceisis
📊Time for monthly #stats

In average, we found 240 new #ISIS accounts per day in #June2019 (May: 263). Always the same guys, coming back again and again, spreading mostly the same propaganda month after month.
A bunch of losers...

#opiceisis
📊Time for monthly #stats

Less good news now. With 6 903 suspensions for 7 195🎯, the outcome (96%) slightly dropped again, by 1%.
@TwitterSupport provided a lower service this month for #ISIS accounts removals, both in terms of quantity...

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Let's explain more in details what are the "phantom" accounts 🎥👻used by #ISIS to spread their propaganda

In short, these accounts have hidden tweets -mainly videos- that you can't see on their timeline

Examples of such accounts


#phantomhubs #opiceisis
Indeed, if we want to be accurate, it isn't in the strict sense a technical glitch.
It's even worse.

#ISIS uses a paying feature of #Twitter : Twitter Business Accounts
to spread its #terrorist #propaganda

@TwitterSafety @TwitterSupport @TwitterBusiness @INTERPOL_Cyber
This standard #twitter feature allows to create tweets in advance for scheduled marketing campaigns.

Such tweets can't be seen in the user tweetline before the starting date of the campaign.

However, they already have an active tweet status (URL).

#phantomhubs #opiceisis
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