ISIS Profiling Social Media Users’ Preferences For Recruitment Purposes In India

May 9, 2017

On May 7, 2017, it was reported that ISIS in India was using individuals’ social media preferences to profile them for potential recruitment into the organization.

A senior Indian police officer was reported as saying that ISIS’s cyber wing was using fake accounts to post videos and articles encouraging people to take up arms in the name of Islam.

He added that if anyone shares those particular posts, an ISIS member reaches out to them and attempts to recruit them.