News

ISIS, with the TikTok to spread propaganda, emojis, and all of the, report says

to connectVideoGeneral Jack Keane, the resurgency of the goddess ISIS

The Islamic State is using social media, video, platform, TikTok, as a recruitment tool, according to a bombshell report.

The Wall Street Journal has reported that the terror group has posted a video of the Islamic State, anthems, and images of the bodies of ISIS fighters to the hassle-free app, popular among teenagers and is well-known for the video of dance of a high school student, an innocent joke, and the lip-synching special effects.

A terrorist video has earned 68 however, some of the ISIS-related accounts it had around 1,000 followers.

MICHAEL MOORE ENDORSES BERNIE SANDERS: “HE’S NOT AFRAID TO SAY THAT CAPITALISM IS THE REAL PROBLEM

The video seemed to be meant to attract a young audience.

The Islamic State is using social media, video, platform, TikTok, as a propaganda tool, according to a bombshell report. File

“The rhyme, the rhythm, the evocative lyrics and powerful delivery are particularly attractive to youth,” Elisabeth Kendall, of Oxford University, and an expert on extremism, told the paper. “With this catchy sing-along method of teaching from the ISIS ideology, it means it spreads quickly and persists in the collective memory. It has a tendency to be much more effective than preaching or theological debate, and discourse.”

The Social media intelligence company, Storyful identified about two-dozen of ISIS-related accounts, all of which have been removed.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FOX NEWS APP

“This is an industry-wide challenge, made more difficult by the bad actors who actively seek to evade the protective measures, but we have a team of specialists to aggressively protect against malicious behavior, to TikTok,” a spokeswoman for TikTok, told the Journal.

Click here for more from The Wall Street Journal.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular