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    Israeli Govt Posts Fake Immigrant Success Stories on Twitter

    In an attempt to boost immigration, the Israeli government has resorted to posting fictitious immigrant success stories. Apparently, the real experience of those who immigrated would not motivate others to follow.

    “Until Thursday, the Ministry of Absorption and Immigration’s Twitter page was filled with pictures of grinning immigrants talking about how they’ve successfully established a life in Israel, despite the hardships of the move.

    The only problem: They are not real. Not only are the photographs stock images, but the purported immigrants and their quotes were made up.

    The ministry on Thursday confirmed that all of the supposed immigrants quoted on its social media account were invented — save for one person who is not an immigrant — and that the stories had been removed following The Times of Israel’s inquiry“
    Last edited by Liminal; 12-08-2019 at 06:25 AM.

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