French-Language ISIS Media Operations Adapt To Shutdown Attempts

June 20, 2017

In recent weeks, French ISIS media operatives have adapted to the increased efforts to shut down their accounts on Telegram and other social media by creating a large number of new, identical accounts under different names and calling upon supporters to participate in the “media war.” It appears that ISIS media have adopted the strategy of flooding social media with new accounts while at the same time seeking new stable platforms for distributing the large number of links to these new accounts.

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