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US PUMMELS ISIL IN ONLINE DUEL

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The anti ISIL content in social media is pummeling pro ISIS content which had previously prevailed in the networking of social media, spreading ISIS terror and dominion. The anti ISIS social media posts outnumber pro ISIS content by an ISIS defying ratio of 6 to 1. This decline in popularity of ISIS posts on social media is attributable to US government campaign curbing ISIS activism rife on social media.

Islamic state traffic on Twitter accounts has fallen by about 45 percent in contrast to the traffic eminent on the social media in 2014. In a lapse of just two years  , the ISIS Twitter followers have dwindled from 1,500 to 300.

ISIS has been recruiting social media hitherto to expand its reign and to manipulate new blood. By quashing its productiveness on the online platform , a way to vanquish its domain has emerged that is also turning out to be fortuitous. ISIS battle against the West is getting deprived of its resources as it is being halted online ,hence it is deterring the fomentation of terrorist attacks globally.

Director of middle east and North Africa research , Flashpoint’s Laith Alkhouri claimed that prior US strife to overcome ISIS social media success were not fruitful.He also noted that the defiant ISIS was not diffident to admit that it beheads people once its crimes were publicized such that the ‘Turn away’ campaign against ISIS was not that successful which was replaced by a campaign centering on a series of defectors.

Obama soon established the ‘Global engagement center’ as part of refurbishing the messaging strategy of counter terrorism campaign.

This center is focusing on developing and empowering a network of credible people who can spread the message  that ISIS is a terrorist organization . This strategy is adapted over directly messaging the sympathizers of ISIS. It has thereby set two trends defaming ISIS , firstly that pro ISIL propaganda has waned and secondly that anti ISIL groups have become more vociferous on social media.

Twitter has suffered heavily from ISIS for at once about 90,000 to 150,000 posts were tweeted daily. Various hactivist groups have also helped defaming ISIS.Although US messaging system has made efforts to decline the ISIS success on social media , the real blow to ISIS has been made by Facebook and twitter themselves, Alkhouri maintained.

 

The anti ISIL content in social media is pummeling pro ISIS content which had previously prevailed in the networking of social media, spreading ISIS terror and dominion. The anti ISIS social media posts outnumber pro ISIS content by an ISIS defying ratio of 6 to 1. This decline in popularity of ISIS posts on social media is attributable to US government campaign curbing ISIS activism rife on social media.

Islamic state traffic on Twitter accounts has fallen by about 45 percent in contrast to the traffic eminent on the social media in 2014. In a lapse of just two years  , the ISIS Twitter followers have dwindled from 1,500 to 300.

ISIS has been recruiting social media hitherto to expand its reign and to manipulate new blood. By quashing its productiveness on the online platform , a way to vanquish its domain has emerged that is also turning out to be fortuitous. ISIS battle against the West is getting deprived of its resources as it is being halted online ,hence it is deterring the fomentation of terrorist attacks globally.

Director of middle east and North Africa research , Flashpoint’s Laith Alkhouri claimed that prior US strife to overcome ISIS social media success were not fruitful as ISIS was not diffident to admit that it beheads people once its crimes were publicized such that the ‘Turn away’ campaign against ISIS was not that successful. It was replaced by a campaign centering on a series of defectors.

Obama soon established the ‘Global engagement center’ as part of refurbishing the messaging strategy of counter terrorism campaign.

This center is focusing on developing and empowering a network of credible people who can spread the message  that ISIS is a terrorist organization . This strategy is adapted over directly messaging the sympathizers of ISIS. It has set two trends in defaming ISIS , firstly that pro ISIL propaganda has waned and secondly that anti ISIL groups have become more vociferous on social media.

Twitter has suffered heavily from ISIS for once about 90,000 to 150,000 posts were tweeted daily.Although US messaging system has made efforts to decline the ISIS success on social media , the real blow to ISIS has been made by Facebook and twitter themselves , Alkhouri maintained.

 

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