Twitter Users Hijack Syria’s #SummerInSyria Campaign With Grisly War Images

TIME

A social media campaign from Syria’s state news agency asking people to share pictures of their summer has backfired as users instead share photos of the country’s bloody conflict.

The English-language wing of the agency asked users to “snap us your moments of summer” using the hashtag #SummerInSyria. But many users have been using the same hashtag to share photos of bomb-site wreckage and injured civilians from the country’s four-year-old civil war:

https://twitter.com/OfficialJargon/status/612949259856429056

Even the U.S. Embassy in Syria got in on the action, posting a picture of a…

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