Belgians Tweet Kitten Photos to Confuse Terrorists

During a massive terror operation in Belgium Sunday evening, social media users were asked to stop sharing details of what was happening to protect the lives of the police officers who were involved. Twitter users obliged — and took it one step further. In an effort to confuse any terrorists who were following the hashtag #BrusselsLockdown, they “flooded it with pictures of their feline friends," Twitter said. The tweets appeared to be aimed at making it harder to find details about what the police were doing. “Well played Belgium. Not giving in to fear and turning ‪#BrusselsLockdown into the best hashtag of 2015 ‪#Cats” Tweeted a user in the U.K., Tony Colville. — Read it at the Washington Post


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