(RNS) ISIS may be the first terrorist group to use the Internet to mobilize and recruit young people. Can taking down online accounts help win the war?
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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.
(RNS) Future Army officers anonymously use social media to coax the vulnerable away from extremists.
SAN FRANCISCO — Obama administration officials are scheduled to meet with major tech executives to discuss terror organizations’ growing exploitation of the Internet for recruitment and planning, and how firms can help federal law enforcement.
The social media site has been faulted for failing to ban accounts that promote violence or make threats based on religion, race, ethnicity and six other categories.
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.”
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.
(RNS) Representations of African-American Muslim life in popular media and scholarly literature are still relatively few and far between.