Twitter user tweets ‘joke’ terror threat at airline

Giuseppe Macri Tech Editor
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After threatening a major airline on Twitter Sunday, one user accumulated instant viral fame and thousands of followers — including the FBI.

“Sarah (@QueenDemetriax_),” who claims to be a 14-year-old girl, tweeted the following at American Airlines:



To which the the airline quickly responded:



After that, the user apparently realized they’d made a mistake.

AA Twitter threat


Sarah’s fear soon turned to awe after the original tweet picked up 10,000 retweets before being deleted. The account picked up 20,000 followers.

Sunday became “the highlight of my Twitter days” according to Sarah, who then changed the account username to “Ibrahim.”

Twitter reported the account was suspended as of Monday.

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