Somalia’s Insurgents Embrace Twitter As A Weapon [Headlines]

Somalia’s Insurgents Embrace Twitter As A Weapon [Headlines]
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Rebels are using social media to communicate with the general populace and spread fear and propaganda.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 15 december 2011

Somalia’s powerful Islamist insurgents, the Shabab, best known for chopping off hands and starving their own people, just opened a Twitter account, and in the past week they have been writing up a storm, bragging about recent attacks and taunting their enemies. New York Times

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