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Jihadist groups move to Twitter

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A new report claims that jihadists have moved to Twitter as the "new frontier" for propaganda.

In an article published Tuesday, the Combating Terrorism Center Sentinel says that Twitter has become the main hub for sharing links and publicizing jihadist materials.

The article cited al-Qaida's Inspire web magazine's endorsement of Twitter to link content.

The authors say that jihadist groups are using the social media platform to link to personal pictures and video shot with their phones on the battlefield in Syria.

The article identified a network of more than 20,000 active Twitter accounts to share links. Most lead to YouTube videos.

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