The Islamic State, more commonly known as ISIS, is an Islamic fundamentalist militant group that controls territory in both Iraq and Syria, and has affiliates in other parts of the world, including North Africa and South Asia. The group, which calls itself Daesh, has been accused of human rights abuses, war crimes, and has taken responsibility for attacks around the globe.
In Britain, watching the Foley video could be a ‘terror offense’
"Viewing, downloading, or disseminating extremist material within the U.K. may constitute an offence under Terrorism legislation."
Twitter is suspending accounts that share video of American’s beheading
It could be part of a crackdown on all ISIS propaganda on Twitter.
Video of American journalist beheaded as warning to Obama posted by ISIS
ISIS claims to have used American photojournalist James Foley as a warning to the United States.
How to bypass Iraq’s social media censorship with Tor
The anonymous Internet proves its worth in Iraq.
The complete social media guide to the ISIS takeover of Iraq
Here are ten essential social media accounts that will help you find some real understanding of what’s happening today.
ISIS militants have weaponized Twitter during Iraq takeover
They were sending thousands of tweets an hour.
Iraq to block Internet access in 5 provinces, reinstate social media ban
Say goodbye to social media sites, Iraqis. Say goodbye to any Internet whatsoever, Iraqis in combat areas.
Iraq cuts access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in face of ISIS crisis
“We are disturbed by reports of access issues in Iraq and are investigating."
Woman stoned to death in Syria for having a Facebook account
An extremist court equated social media activity with adultery.