Pro-ISIS Group Focusing On Twitter Uses Telegram Bot To ‎Recruit New Members

July 19, 2017

A pro-Islamic State (ISIS) group that focuses on publishing ISIS content and on attacking ISIS opponents on Twitter is looking for new recruits and is doing so with the help of a Telegram bot. The group is active on Telegram where it uses the platform to attract new recruits and organize its activity before publishing it on Twitter.

A poster highlighting the Telegram channel’s purpose, with organizing pro-ISIS Twitter “media raids” and “Hashtag storming [i.e. hijacking]” marked in red.   

 

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