ISIS Sympathizers On Twitter Share Message From The Islamic State Urging Active Online Support

May 17, 2016


On May 15, 2016, ISIS sympathizers on Twitter circulated a message titled “Message to the Supporters of the Islamic State.” The message urges ISIS supporters to help in any way they can and not just to be passive consumers of ISIS content. The message states: “don’t be a liability by just watching videos and following only, but learn how to upload, share, transcript [sic], translate, program, and work towards having an impact in the ongoing war against the disbelieving crusaders.”

It continues: “Stand up, dear brothers, and learn new skills. This is an obligation upon you now that all the nations of Kufr [disbelief] have stood together to face the Islamic state…”