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Terrorist organizations similar to Taliban are increasingly using social media networks

laurabwriterblogspotcom-image.siTerrorist organizations similar to Taliban are increasingly using social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook to extend their propaganda and as a means of threats. The Twitter accounts allegedly managed by members of the forbidden Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan have emerged, on which they post messages and engage in dialogue with their followers. Facebook pages are used to upload statements and videos.
Some media houses in Pakistan have introduced “self-censorship” when it comes to articles against the TTP. In the recent past, the TTP attacked the Karachi-based Express media group here thrice, creating fear in journalistic circles. Analysts said social media had been used in the past, but it now plays a bigger role.
Complicated terrorist organizations like the TTP and Al-Qaeda realize that, in addition to violence, propaganda is needed for the victorious orchestration of their actions.

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