Extremism, Terrorism & Bigotry

ADL’s Terrorism Update Examines Terror Groups on Social Media

  • July 18, 2014

The July edi­tion of Ter­ror­ism Update, ADL’s newslet­ter pro­vid­ing news and analy­sis on inter­na­tional ter­ror­ist orga­ni­za­tions and their fol­low­ers in the U.S., is now available.


The fea­ture arti­cle explores how the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) uses social media not only to spread its messages and recruit followers, including Westerners, but also to empower its supporters to do so as well.

The newslet­ter includes a pro­file on Hamas’s social media use, which has been an ongoing element of its strategy, even as the group continues to target Israelis with rockets.

This edi­tion also includes infor­ma­tion on Hezbollah’s use of WhatsApp, a California-based instant messaging service, recent terror-related arrests in Colorado and Texas, a recent Al Shabaab video calling for “lone wolf” attacks, an American suicide bomber in Syria, and more.

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