Sureños gangs and Mexican cartel use of social networking sites

  title={Sure{\~n}os gangs and Mexican cartel use of social networking sites},
  author={Sarah Womer and Robert J. Bunker},
  journal={Small Wars \& Insurgencies},
  pages={81 - 94}
Narco use of the Internet, specifically social networking sites by Sureños gang and Mexican cartel members, is a rich yet underexplored area of research in open venues because of its sensitive nature. This essay provides overviews of Sureños gang and Mexican cartel use of the Internet by means of viewing and analyzing primary Internet sources linked to purported narcotics groups and their associates. These patterns of use were then compared to more sophisticated Internet use by terrorist groups… 

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