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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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