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Before most people even knew that terrorist outreach was happening online, YouTube was a top recruitment venue for jihadi terrorist groups.

The platform, which consistently ranks among the most trafficked websites in the world, has served as a library for radical clerics’ speeches and calls for fundraising. Meanwhile, the corresponding comments sections provided recruiters narrow barrels from which to fish for new members.

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