WH Encourages Allies to Create Better #Hashtag Campaigns

The Islamic State group that has seized large parts of Iraq and Syria and declared a self-styled caliphate, or Islamic empire, in areas under its control embraces social media platforms such as Twitter and YouTube.

Hollywood-style film clips and other elements of its media campaign boost the group’s credibility among disaffected but plugged-in young Muslims and helps it promote its conquests, inspire sympathizers and attract new recruits.

via PilotOnline.com: national & world News for Hampton Roads, Va., from The Virginian-Pilot.