A tweet has led to an arrest — three months after it was sent.
Back on Dec. 15, Vanity Fair contributing editor and Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald shared that someone had targeted him with a strobing tweet. The flashing tweet, sent by a Twitter user going by the handle @jew_goldstein, gave the journalist a seizure. He is a known epileptic and Eichenwald believed he had been targeted for his political views.
Last night, for the second time, a deplorable aware I have epilepsy tweeted a strobe at me with the message “you deserve a seizure’ on it…
— Kurt Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) December 16, 2016