Social Network Jihad
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IS Supporter Suggests Means to Distribute Group’s Religious Propaganda on Facebook and Circumvent Suspension

An Islamic State (IS) supporter suggested a means to distribute the group’s religious propaganda on Facebook while circumventing suspension by administrators of the social networking service.

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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Jihadists Celebrate Orlando Nightclub Shooting, Call for More Attacks

Jihadists on social media celebrated the June 11, 2016 shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando by Omar Mateen, who killed 50. Such reactions on social media, most abundantly provided by Islamic State (IS) supporters, characterized Mateen as a hero and called for further attacks.

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Sunday, 12 June 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Recommends Use of “Burner” Phones to Avoid Being Tracked

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel shared a message recommending the use of “burner” phones to “secure communication” and avoid being “tracked.”

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Pro-IS Media Groups Produce Celebratory, Threatening Images for Post-Brussels Campaign

Amid a multipronged social media campaign, pro-Islamic State (IS) media groups produced an array of images celebrating the March 22, 2016 Brussels bombings and issuing further threats to Europe and the West.

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Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Shares Guide on Creating Facebook Accounts Without Phone Number Verification

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel shared a guide for creating Facebook accounts without the need to verify with a phone number.

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Wednesday, 23 March 2016
IS Supporters Praise Brussels Bombings as “Retaliation,” Condemn Muslim Mourners

Islamic State (IS) supporters on social media attempted to justify the March 22, 2016 Brussels bombings as fair treatment for Western airstrikes in Muslim countries while threatening future attacks.

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Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Jihadist Offers Guide to Turn Muslim Facebook Users into IS Supporters

A jihadist provided a guide he authored to turn Facebook users into supporters of the Islamic State (IS) by gradually introducing them to its ideology. 

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Wednesday, 02 March 2016
IS Widow Disseminates Info on High-Profile U.S. Military Figures, Calls for Attacks

A prominent widowed woman living under the Islamic State (IS) disseminated information on three high-profile U.S. military figures for the purposes of lone wolf attacks.

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Monday, 19 October 2015
AQAP Claims Raid at Yemeni Political Security Building in al-Hudaydah

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a car bombing and raid by four teams of fighters on the Yemeni Political Security building in the city of al-Hudaydah.

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Friday, 16 October 2015
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Ambush on Tribal Militia Elements in Sheikh Zuweid, Displays Three Corpses

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing many tribal militia elements in an ambush in Sheikh Zuweid and published photos displaying three corpses.

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Thursday, 15 October 2015
IS Widow Releases Alleged Address of Navy SEAL who Killed Bin Laden

Islamic State (IS) supporters on Twitter circulated the alleged address of Robert O'Neill, the former Navy SEAL who has claimed to have directly killed Osama bin Laden during the May 2011 Abbottabad raid.

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Saturday, 03 October 2015
Pro-IS Jihadists Distribute Android App Cataloguing Latest IS Releases

Pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadists distributed an Android app that catalogues the latest releases from the group, organizing them into categories such as photos reports, daily al-Bayan Radio news bulletins, and video productions.

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Sunday, 02 August 2015
IS Conspirator Munther Omar Saleh Maintained Popular Twitter Account, Communicated With IS Fighters

Munther Omar Saleh, a 20 year-old N.Y. college student accused of plotting an attack in the U.S., maintained a popular Twitter account within the online Islamic State (IS) community.

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Wednesday, 17 June 2015
Death of Dutch IS Fighter Announced by Twitter Users

Islamic State (IS) fighters and supporters on Twitter announced the death of an alleged Dutch fighter in Syria, “Abu Luqman.”

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Thursday, 04 June 2015
IS Fighter Solicits Donations, Offers Contact Information

A prominent alleged Islamic State (IS) fighter and recruiter requested financial donations from users on Twitter.

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Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Jihadist Accounts React to Usaama Rahim Killing, Call for Retaliatory Attacks

Jihadist accounts on Twitter reacted to the recent killing by a police officer of an alleged Islamic State (IS) supporter named Usaama Rahim in Boston, characterizing the event as indicative of a Western war on Islam and recruitment point for attacks and migration.

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Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Jihadist Proposes Fighters Use Remote Control Car Bombs, Not Suicide Attacker

A jihadist proposed fighters use remote control car bombs or have a suicide attacker to place a rock on the accelerator and jump out of the vehicle prior to its explosion so that he may possibly mount similar strikes in the future.

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Promotes His LinkedIn Profile on Twitter

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the official spokesman for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, promoted his LinkedIn profile on his Twitter account.

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015
NF Fighter Claims Group Wants Shared Power, Advises Against Supporting Beheadings

An alleged fighter with al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Syrian affiliate, claimed that the group aimed to share power with allied groups in Syria and advised jihadi prospects to shift support from publicized beheadings to entering battlefields.

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Thursday, 14 May 2015
Australian Cleric in Nusra Front Takes Q&A on Twitter, Says Affiliation with al-Qaeda is “More Positive Than Negative”

Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir, an Australian cleric and Shariah officials in al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, the Nusra Front, held a brief interview session on Twitter, responding to users about the group’s affiliation with al-Qaeda, its implementation of Shariah, and why it has not yet attacked Israel.

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Friday, 08 May 2015
Somali Jihadist Reports Killing of Spy Behind Airstrike Killing Shabaab Official

A Somali jihadist reported that accused spy for the American intelligence who was involved in a U.S. drone killing Sahl al-Ansari, a commander in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, was killed.

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Thursday, 07 May 2015