Obama Says His Government Underestimated ISIS’ Grip On Social Media

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Who to blame for ISIS success but social media? This week's Saturday Night Live poked fun at President Barrack Obama’s “60 Minutes” interview.


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This week's Saturday Night Live poked fun at President Barrack Obama’s “60 Minutes” interview where he confessed to the US government having underestimated the terror organization ISIS.

According to the POTUS, played by Jay Pharoah, ISIS is getting ahead because it is using social media to its advantage. “We underestimated their military; but most importantly we underestimated how effective ISI would be at social media. They really blew us out of the water, “says the President.

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He goes on to explain how, "They can maximize faves as well as RTs — those are retweets," Hammering his point by showing supposed ISIS tweets on screen as examples that used hashtags like “#ThankYouJeter" and “#ImaCheckItOut” to trick people into reading their tweets.

As if that isn’t enough, President Obama then goes on to show a Tinder profile of a hunk who had listed his interest as "DTJ," or "down to jihad."

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