Japan: Threats on Twitter

Angry and frustrated, Akihito from the Polar Bear Blog reports that his wife received threatening DMs on Twitter and decided to delete her account [ja]. He thanks everyone who responded through Twitter, where many expressed outrage and offered encouragement and similar tales.


  • Why did she receive these messages on twitter? I mean, what did she do? Unfortunately, my Japanese is not good enough to understand such a long text.

    • Hi Stefan,

      She didn’t do anything unusual, just an average Twitter user that followed up on her interests and had 100+ followers. And Akihito hasn’t said what was said in the messages although it must have been pretty scary.

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