Tuesday, March 24, 2015

US Has Fourth Largest Twitter Group Supporting ISIS

This study from the Brookings  Institution points out where the preponderance of Twitter users who support ISIS are.  That the US has the fourth largest population after Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iraq is alarming to say the least.

Defining and describing the population of ISIS supporters on Twitter


By: J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan

Although much ink has been spilled on ISIS’s activity on Twitter, very basic questions about the group’s social media strategy remain unanswered. In a new analysis paper, J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan answer fundamental questions about how many Twitter users support ISIS, who and where they are, and how they participate in its highly organized online activities.

Article continues HERE.