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Taliban’s Twitter tweets in English

The Taliban has started to spread propaganda via social media now as it sent its first tweet in English from the handle @alemaraweb. The account started to tweet on December 19th. It has a little over 750 tweets, mostly links to the Guardians “highly exaggerated reports” of attacks on the Taliban’s enemies. As of Thursday some of these tweets have come threw in English, most of them are death tolls. The amount of followers the account has has jumped majorly and even though the Taliban considers the internet “unholy” in still has a website and uses social media to spread it influence.


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