Some Twitter users are celebrating the supposed suspension of the Israel Defense Forces’ Twitter account this morning.
And “real journalists” are helping the rumor along.
One problem there, guys: The IDF’s official account is @IDFSpokesperson, not @IDFSpokesman. The IDF was not sent to Twitter Gulag.
HuffPo’s Ethan Klapper quickly corrected his error, as did BuzzFeed’s Zeke Miller.
And the IDF continues to tweet:
But unfortunately, the false rumor persists, especially among those who would love to see the IDF silenced: