Source: Business Insider
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted about their new Tik Tok with a bomb joke. Some social media users praised the tweet while others criticized it as tone-deaf. The IDF is known for its inflammatory social media presence, which regularly prompts outrage/ Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Israeli military is facing blowback on Twitter after introducing its new Tik Tok account with the tweet , “Tik Tok Tik Tok Tik Tok BOOM”. Tik Tok Tik Tok Tik Tok BOOM? The IDF is officially on @TikTok_us Follow us: https://t.co/WbZIunthw2 pic.twitter.com/fO0ZbnE72U — Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) January 21, 2020 Some users praised the tweet, which was paired with a Tik Tok video of an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier firing his rifle at a gun range. One reply approved of the tweet and the military’s social media presence generally, saying it was a lure for “antisemites [who] need blocking”. IDF tweets are always full of replies that are great for letting us know which antisemites need blocking. — (((MischaMischief))) (@MischaMischief) January 21, 2020 Another posted a meme with Israeli fighter jets and a caption saying, “JEWS: Not so easy to f— with anymore.” But the majority of replies were critical of the IDF’s choice.