Belgians Are Supporting The #BrusselsLockdown By Tweeting Cute Cat Pics
1. This weekend, Belgium's government placed the country and its capitol city of Brussels under the highest level of terror alert due to an "imminent threat." The capitol's metro and schools have been shutdown through Monday. "For security, please respect the radio silence on social media concerning
In tense times, Belgians call in the cats
Anatolii Stepanov | AFP | Getty Images With their capital city in lockdown amid fears of a Paris-style terror attack, Belgians looked for some relief from the tension. The answer? Cat pictures. The lockdown continued on Monday, with schools and metros remaining closed.
Twitter responds to Brussels police request for 'radio silence' with kittens
With the evolving technological wonders available to Internet users, authorities have increasingly had to ask users, sharing information across social media while they watch live streams of events, to tone down what they share lest it interfere or jeopardize the operation.