ISIS has built a sophisticated and effective online propaganda engine, exploiting many mainstream networks such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Telegram, WhatsApp, Diaspora and LinkedIn. Their efforts resemble a well-oiled marketing department, employing experts in PR and design to ensure a legitimate appearance. ISIS has mastered the art of making the voices of a few sound like the voices of millions.

ISIS Propaganda

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http://thenounproject.com/ – Luis Prado & Luke Anthony Firth