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An Analysis of Islamic State Propaganda Distribution
ISIS relies on various online platforms to recruit followers and reach supporters worldwide. In light of many technology companies’ ongoing efforts to eradicate extremist content from their platforms, Flashpoint analysts conducted a study to identify trends shaping ISIS’s propaganda distribution strategy.
This report offers a high-level assessment of:
• ISIS’s use of social media and online content-hosting platforms to reach target audiences
• The most frequently shared URLs within ISIS forums
• How ISIS seeks to ensure longevity and accessibility of its online content