Iraq is trying to deal a blow to the group’s potent propaganda machine which relies heavily on social media to inspire its followers to wage jihad.
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At a writing workshop, faith leaders explore social media, blogging and opinion writing in effort to reach the “nones” — the religiously unaffiliated.
An alleged terrorist stabbing in the London Metro provoked a defiant riposte from a bystander that has struck a chord in Britain: “You ain’t no Muslim, bruv.”
(RNS) After a string of successful social media campaigns had buttressed the fledgling Muslim activist ranks, many are now seeing the medium’s limitations.
People on social media are responding to criticism that Starbucks is waging a war on Christmas with this year’s plain red holiday cup. The latest hot hashtag: #ItsJustACup.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) What happens when two unknown college students go to work for one of the most recognized people in the world — Pope Francis? Social media magic.
Backing marriage equality on social media sites, including on Facebook or Twitter, “is not an organized effort to attack our effort, or our functioning as a church.,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson said in the interview.
(RNS) Australians used the hashtag #illridewithyou to condemn Islamophobia, and to show solidarity with Muslims fearing a potential backlash while riding public transportation.
(RNS) A new study of Twitter finds that atheists — among the smallest populations in the U.S. — are the most prolific tweeters.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) “We are starting to see a significant disconnect between what the church is telling people to believe about same-sex marriage and homosexuality and what people actually believe and accept,” said LGBT activist John Gustav-Wrathall. “I think the Internet has a lot to do with that.”