Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has beefed up his security after supporters of the Islamic State threatened him and Twitter chief, Jack Dorsey.
Following Zuckerberg and Dorsey’s resolve to clamp down on hate speech and the promotion of terrorism on social media, and closure of 125,000 accounts tied to the Islamic State by twitter, in a 25-minute video titled Flames Of The Supporters, on Wednesday, ISIS’ supporters warned that they will retaliate any attempt to drive them off the sites
The video also features pictures of both Zuckerberg and Dorsey covered in bullet holes.
Foreign media reported that Zuckerberg is staying alert as no less than 16 people now protect his family at his $7million Palo Alto, California home in the United States.
Zuckerberg, who is presently in Germany for a two-day talks on how to tackle online xenophobia and hate speech amid an influx of refugees in to the country, reportedly was not leaving anything to chance when he headed out for a casual jog in Berlin on Thursday.
The 31-year-old was pictured jogging in the midst of no less than five men.