Cyber-Extremism: Isis and the Power of Social Media

@article{Awan2017CyberExtremismIA,
  title={Cyber-Extremism: Isis and the Power of Social Media},
  author={Imran Awan},
  journal={Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={54},
  pages={138-149}
}
  • Imran Awan
  • Published 15 March 2017
  • Political Science
  • Society
The current crises in Syria has led to a number of Britons travelling abroad to fight with groups such as Isis. Capitalising on this growth, Isis are now increasingly fighting an online cyber war, with the use of slick videos, online messages of hate and even an app that all aim to radicalise and create a new generation of cyber jihadists. These modern day tools are helping Isis spread their propaganda and ideology to thousands of online sympathisers across the world. Indeed, the group has… 
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