Twitter flooded with photos of kittens in support of manhunt for terror suspect

November 23, 2015 12:45 AM

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Twitter flooded with photos of kittens in support of manhunt for terror suspect

On Sunday evening, news of a police operation in Brussels quickly spread on Twitter as eyewitnesses and journalists shared photos and observations. However, they soon realized that their Tweets might endanger the lives of police officers when Belgian authorities asked social media users to stop sharing details.

So in an attempt to confuse anyone trying to find details of police movements on Twitter, users started posting photos of kittens. "After Belgian police asked residents not to share details of the #BrusselsLockdown via social media, civilians took over the hashtag and flooded it with pictures of the...

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