Terrorism

Islamic State Dominates the Digital Battlefield

There has been no effective counter to the militants' slick media campaign.

They are looking for answers.

Photographer: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

In the first 24 hours following the terrorist attacks on Paris, there were hundreds of thousands of celebratory tweets from supporters of Islamic State. Some 46,000 Twitter accounts send out a steady stream of photo essays, audio, video, news bulletins and theological writings on behalf of IS.

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