ISIS threatens Facebook, Twitter CEOs in video

(From CNBC)

The founders and chief executives of Facebook and Twitter have been threatened by a group with ties to the militant Islamists that calls themselves Islamic State (ISIS).

Posting a 25-minute roughly put-together video on social media site Telegram, a group calling itself the “sons of the Caliphate army” vows to retaliate against attempts by the social media companies to close accounts belonging to supporters of ISIS.

The video was discovered by analysts at media and tech company Vocativ in the deep web – the part of the internet not accessible via standard search engines — and shows images of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, the head of Twitter, covered with bullet holes at one point. Read more

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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