Grace Dean reports for the BBC:
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Hackers said they would take down “IS-linked” social media accounts.
A list, shared online by Anonymous, claimed it detailed more than 20,000 accounts which had already been disabled.
But among the thousands of Twitter names the list features Barack Obama’s official account and even BBC News.
The list has been stored on Pastebin, a web app commonly used to anonymously publish text online.
Who else is on the list?
Newsbeat has looked through the list and discovered many more unlikely targets.
Obama’s right-hand woman is there, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton), as well as the White House (@WhiteHouse), the US State Department (@StateDept), a Twitter “help” account for people trying to get verified and America’s most famous newspaper, the New York Times (@nytimes).