Spencer Ackerman reads a new study:
[P]rimarily, [the Department of Homeland Security] finds, al-Qaeda uses Facebook to launder its message through an outlet that the kids think is cool. Extremists quoted in the study talk about disguising their involvement in the group for maximum appeal. Partially, that’s to keep “the idolator dogs” of U.S. intelligence off their scent they recommend takfiris sign up for Facebook using identity-masking tools like Tor but it’s also for propaganda purposes.
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