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Media Scholar and Assistant Professor at @MalmoUniversity. Works on Islamic State propaganda. Co-editor and author of "The Media World of ISIS" (2019)

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Joined Twitter 5/4/12


Welcome new followers. My feed is not for everyone. The content I post is not always of pleasurable nature. But I… https://t.co/6Dnvs3NqGZLiving in the online underground world of #IS supporters. In a channel focused on al-Hind #Kashmir and #Indian cont… https://t.co/CTX02wNLEGSeveral 'baqiyah' channels from #IS supporters devoted solely on publishing past quotes from leaders, emirs and ide… https://t.co/2Y7B7c1YK1
5/26
2020
Keep an eye out for this book, out later this year. (I contribute with a chapter on #IS Visual Performativity of Vi… https://t.co/jILzLLr9xgOne of #IS recent most significant ideological videos, from #Yemen, has been translated to several languages (here… https://t.co/4PFwJm6VvS
5/25
2020
@MENAanalyst I’m aware, and agree. However the supporter forums I’m involved in have without question a) intensifie… https://t.co/wWqScuPbfcPro #IS Horizon Foundation publishes the first issue of a new multilingual magazine on online security. This is nat… https://t.co/fSVTeeSWXVNew issue (4) of #IS al-Hind magazine ‘Voice of Hind’ published yesterday. Includes a special section/appeal to muj… https://t.co/MAZePLjofc
5/24
2020
@hocmountain You are right. The former editions had a lot, but this recent one seems clean. My bad.
5/22
2020
Islamic State supporters continue to run the more or less user friendly streaming site of its #IS jihadi videos. (T… https://t.co/cRJhYBZ8b5Useful does not even begin to describe it. Thank you @azelin and happy anniversary. https://t.co/NBjGhJnfBCSurprisingly high activity on #TamTam still. Individual #IS supporters and above all pro Islamic State outlets are… https://t.co/B3dTigW5qR
5/21
2020
A definite uptick during the last month in terms of exhibiting strength and weaponry from #IS central communication… https://t.co/Mbj2470qSYPro #AQ media group Al-Kifah Media releases French translation of the Al-Malahem video "NE SE REPENTIRONT-ILS PAS À… https://t.co/B0ydOnJLIN
5/20
2020
The Islamic State has managed to present the #Covid_19 pandemic as an opportunity, rather than a threat. As… https://t.co/6aNgIeLway
Retweeted by Michael KronaThanks to those of you who notify me when I (or info on me) or threats appear on extremist sites. Grateful to have… https://t.co/OxN6B4HhCL
5/19
2020
#IS supporters media collective GreenB1rds makes short extracts from previous video productions, reframe them and c… https://t.co/MMZxBRPzXFThe full Al-Battar video announced yesterday is released (“Why we killed them”). Focus on justifying actions and op… https://t.co/13KfsfusodBy publishing several official photo stories of 'Diary of the khilafah - soldiers in the month of Ramadan' from dif… https://t.co/TYuSxCCdKM
5/18
2020
Al-Shabaab media introduces a mobile application for news and updates on operations. #AQ #AlShabaab https://t.co/LJdRy7gDInA key point I believe in these times. https://t.co/F7q4vleZmr#IS supporters using gaming app #Discord more extensively in last few months. 'Black Flag Media Army' invites to th… https://t.co/HjYCVRcgKjPro #IS media group al-Battar announces upcoming video production. Note: #IS official videos as well as leadership… https://t.co/Au74r0xG2JThank you Anders https://t.co/gGwzZcUkPx
5/17
2020
Media #jihad is everything to #IS and their supporters. Old and new encouragements to participate, engage and fight… https://t.co/cZBAam0WeoAnd here is the full dossier. Happy to be part of such a great line up with @azelin @p_vanostaeyen @macklin_gdhttps://t.co/ni8TGylqwP
5/16
2020
@Jasminechic00 Thank you Jasmine, that means alot.My article today for @ispionline 'Online Jihadi Sympathizers and the Coronavirus Outbreak' in a dossier on Extremis… https://t.co/c23hAXFD3PConsidering the enormous activity in operations in #Iraq in recent month, no surprise #IS now announces an upcoming… https://t.co/449imLVUCL'Battle of Attrition’ generates belief within #IS supporter community in upcoming attacks around the world. https://t.co/DamMNpYehN#TamTam is still an important application for #IS. Not so much officially, but there are a) many pro media groups c… https://t.co/7r7S8Zm4zz
5/15
2020
#IS supporters on #Facebook are not always easy to detect, as many are careful with publishing clear and visual pro… https://t.co/xZAYDWcuRk @azelin @WhatsApp @telegram Burner phones. Always.Formation of online groups for women only continues in #IS supporter channels. #Gender differences in terms of onli… https://t.co/Ep0jVwAmGaEvery morning I enter and start tracking 5-10 new channels and groups. Now between 3-400 on several platforms. And… https://t.co/SizXfdTeb8
5/14
2020
Some channels by #IS supporters are more or less devoted solely to publishing extracts of beheadings and torture, r… https://t.co/cXhVuRgHXDWatch me discuss #IS during the #Coronavirus pandemic with @sfrantzman and @SofiaBarbarani ISIS in the Time of Coro… https://t.co/iQ5QnMJc0VMany of us await #IS to claim this during the day probably. But worth to stop a moment to think about the cruelty o… https://t.co/2SaFo6qiOHWebsites for the ‘Supporters of the Caliphate’ on open web keep resurfacing. #IS virtual communities are not just i… https://t.co/jqDG8zkr87Good morning, anger management. https://t.co/o5uc2DUnFh#IS yesterday, in official Ama’q channels, claimed the attack on a funeral in #Nangahar killing and wounding more t… https://t.co/vutssBrisU
5/13
2020
Old official “Inside” videos from al-Hayat shared widely during #Corona pandemic. Footage from attacks in… https://t.co/LGYjZGEKFDThis is interesting. Al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula #AQAP releases an audio statement on Telegram confirming interna… https://t.co/YJlvbhqSB2Photo series from #IS East Asia province. ('Caliphate soldiers celebrating Ramadan’). Media from this province has… https://t.co/ptszij3aKY
5/12
2020
Pro #IS media group al-Battar has high activity in its channels currently, perhaps one of the most productive now.… https://t.co/GQEkZqdYPuThe fact that #IS now has claimed 5 attacks in different locations in and around #Baghdad #Iraq is without a doubt… https://t.co/WhjD6EJOKXMaking hijra these days is, for many travelling reasons, not easy. Still #IS supporters continue to build networks… https://t.co/XPgcWnwzy8Photographs from inside detention-camps and prisons, holding #IS terrorists, spread on supporter channels. Not leas… https://t.co/6BsWhQRSrY
5/11
2020
Resting from working in IS channels due to birthday. Assuming the murderers wish me well still. Back next week. https://t.co/A0ujl7qUCV
5/10
2020
In official #IS news channels on #Hoop, there is a daily publishing of new active links to replicas and mirroring c… https://t.co/AKe8IBz5ZRPro #IS Al-Haqq channel publishes a German “Der Speer Der Wahrheit” video, about the on the four principles of ‘shi… https://t.co/p31bUe4ElHLyssna gärna på morgonens podcast där jag utvecklar mina tankar om #IS onlinestrategier för att dra nytta av pågåen… https://t.co/R6bkcUPXSbThis looks interesting. Caliphate Caste Media presents a new video on #Corona (not an official #IS outlet, but rath… https://t.co/ehY6mWLZqz#Telegram is still #IS preferred platform. Thousands of channels. #Hoop is currently important as well, and has bee… https://t.co/uiSRyOZHmbFrom one of #IS supporters’ Corona - designated channels today. Visualisation of message is everything. https://t.co/LY8y13H1t5Gäst i dagens Aftonbladet Nyhetspodcast: 'Hur IS försöker utnyttja coronakrisen' https://t.co/vIWKhqP91A via @acast
5/8
2020
Another interesting aspect: the ideological and military conflict between Al-Qaeda and Islamic State continues, emp… https://t.co/qfsHPaMyMCNew issue of #IS newspaper (nr 233) just released. Photographs in articles significantly more graphic than usual. (… https://t.co/jlzNiVb77tArticle today in the Italian Insider on our recent @EGIC_ expert discussion on #IS exploitation of the… https://t.co/KKNhajt4Y8#IS official news media outlet Ama’q has many national/regional editions (not necessarily directed from central). H… https://t.co/KtMH7l2erV
5/7
2020
@jeanneelieangel Merci, c’est magnifique @CaskeyOlivia Thank you Olivia, glad if it can help! @MitchellBelfer @Jasminechic00 Thank you Mitchell, truly. Always helps to know fellow professionals can find it useful! @Jasminechic00 Thank you, it means a lot! And likewiseGlad to see the increase of new followers to my work here on extremism and propaganda. Now heading slowly up toward… https://t.co/P80rVduN0t#Telegram has maintained a strong record of closing #IS accounts in last 4 months. In some #IS groups this is discu… https://t.co/ne73e0KOPm#IS supporters don’t give much for the recent agreement between #Taliban and the #US. In these channels the support… https://t.co/YvZErF6O4C
5/6
2020
Pro Al-Qaeda media outlet invites to WhatsApp group to follow their news and updates. #WhatsApp still widely used… https://t.co/pTgmoxbYzh#IS continues its advancement (amplified by visual propaganda photographs) in Central Africa. Tonight photo series… https://t.co/l23876aEKNPro #IS Al-Ahwaal Media collective posters. #IS truly exists in a media saturated environment where supporters, thr… https://t.co/uJOJb8XvtEThank you for hosting, inviting and organizing today’s seminar. And thank you to the audience for interesting quest… https://t.co/6XgbVJY8fZRecently submitted a new text to a forthcoming @ispionline ISPI "Dossier" publication on "Extremism and Terrorism i… https://t.co/h68472AAhLWhile battling and discussing #IS we still have to keep track of other groups who seek to grow further. Tehreek-e-T… https://t.co/azI537U7C5
5/5
2020
Another illustration and report of the atrocities of the so called Islamic State. This group is an anathema and sta… https://t.co/UPgA9Mhiel
5/4
2020
Pro Islamic State Haqqu Media Center publishes Maldivian Video Documentary "True in their words and action - al-Ust… https://t.co/Km6kkL3U7d
5/3
2020
The more I dwell into the variety of co-production of #IS propaganda, the more I realize how individual supporters… https://t.co/eNt5kJ8eR0Saturday in #IS channels. Recordings of a tv-screen showing scenes from an old IS video from slaughter house in Syr… https://t.co/4X256ZHHbHMaybe not. But obviously we can make some of you #IS guys go back to Commodore 64 and Amiga graphics. https://t.co/SWxlnTP480Large pro #IS outlets publish compilation of active links to over 30 channels for Islamic State supporters. #Hoop r… https://t.co/yOXI0rFxxZ
5/2
2020
Some high production value this morning. A pro #IS media group offering translation of propaganda, and remixes old… https://t.co/eT7E96Uuxx
5/1
2020
#IS new issue of al-Naba (232) just released. https://t.co/q0RyYEoGcOWriting 2 texts currently. One on #IS response to #COVIDー19 One on online Salafi-jihadism related to #Sweden De… https://t.co/ZjnvDXWmoZThe full video from #IS and #Yemen released last night. 52 (!) min, and not surprisingly (considering al-Qaeda pres… https://t.co/bzch1waXGAIn increasingly interesting gender aspect among #IS supporters online. Groups created only for “sisters” in relatio… https://t.co/Cbjvao9veC
4/30
2020
Happy to participate and speak at this event, together with a great line-up. Join on May 5th, at 11CET https://t.co/9IRsp1dALk#IS official announces an upcoming video release from #Yemen. There are significant reasons to see Yemen as one of… https://t.co/y8DjNpsJ8SQuoted in this @TIME article today: "ISIS propaganda keeps referencing COVID-19. Here's how the militant group is t… https://t.co/39e21pUYzuInterviewed for Eurasia review. “Online followers are joining those narratives and see this pandemic as a chance fo… https://t.co/VnBrXMXURo'Conversations' platform for Android used heavily in jihadi online circuits. Here to join #IS Ama’q space in variou… https://t.co/ywX5egkS21
4/29
2020
The continued support for attacks during #Ramadan in Islamic State channels, here with reference to #Colombeshttps://t.co/3jGgInXtbv#IS supporter channels popping up with high frequency. Many of them as media groups, more or less recognized. Tonig… https://t.co/Mj9nJSFvrPSeeing a few hundred new followers recent week. Some are #IS accounts. Most are normal people. Either way, welcome.
4/28
2020
My point is that Nashir network, as well as Halummu, still distribute official propaganda of various sorts, but an… https://t.co/zUqZzMhMNkThe infrastructure of #IS media is in transition. One aspect: there are more channels devoted to certain publicatio… https://t.co/HEFPnD9VXaSupporterbased Islamic State news channels with regional focus, here on #Indonesia, are being advertised on #TamTamhttps://t.co/MSSCECToy7Prominent #IS accounts enhances the gap between #AQ and #IS, and argue AQ wants to be , roughly translated, 'a poli… https://t.co/4c1SInSZofAfter high profile #IS attacks in recent years in Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Nice etc., there were always an uptick i… https://t.co/0OKkrTTvKL
4/27
2020
Salafi-jihadist media online is massive. An industry, with enterprises and organizations far more equipped and stra… https://t.co/67TVr9A1OOIt’s a clever strategy to constantly use religious narratives to justify your means. Here, Ramadan is used as a for… https://t.co/SakjmMhYrc
4/25
2020

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