Why are the Taliban Tuning Into Social Media? - Page 2
In fact, on the other side of the fence Google is providing funding for two years for a new social network called, Against Violent Extremism. The site aims to link up former terrorists and radicals as well as victims in an effort to combat extremism, and is thought it will have over a thousand individuals collaborating.
It will be interesting to see how developments unfold, indeed how audiences, governments, social networks and the web at large react in managing and being exposed to such sensitive communications. As the thirst for technology grows there aren’t any other more effective ways in reaching mass populations than the web. What is more concerning for governments is this can be done anonymously, perfect for propaganda, especially when finding and shutting them down becomes a challenge in itself.
For now, the world just became that little bit more complicated.