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Israel's Social Media Warfare Reaches Historic Low/High With Instagram Duckface

This was probably inevitable. As rockets fly back and forth between Israel and Gaza, Israeli infantry morale seems… a little too high?

BuzzFeed dug up a big batch of artfully-filtered wartime Instagram snaps from the IDF, documenting a generally gung ho, smiling mood among the grunts. The hashtag has never seemed so grotesquely out of place. And yet.

#idf #israel #army #soldier #life #like #girl #girls

These two are gleefully captioned “We’re coming for you gaza!”

And I think I recognise her from a Siri commercial.

It might still be too close to call, but this is already at least a contender for most bizarre war of modern times. [BuzzFeed]


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