Analysis of Pro-IS Media Group’s Threats to Twitter

Recent threats to Twitter’s top executives made by a pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadi media group are the latest developments of a long-lingering threat: jihadism on social media.

In a March 1 message, al-Nusra al-Maqdisiya, a well-known pro-IS media group, threatened Twitter founder Jack Dorsey for the platform’s suspension of numerous accounts of jihadist fighters and supporters. The message, posted to, was a collection of previously made tweets and was, ironically, distributed on Twitter. The posting condemned the company for entering a “failed war” with IS and then addressed Dorsey directly, stating that he and his employees had become an “official target” for the group…

  • Here is how Islam works.

    Would you wear a T-shirt with a Mohammad cartoon printed on it?

    You might in Montana. Don’t try it in Mecca.


    Because, Islam trains a small number of its most devout believers it’s OK to kill. And Islamic killers have been trained to kill anyone who insults Allah and/or Mohammad.

    In Montana you’d have a good chance none of these Islamic killers would see you.

    In Mecca you wouldn’t last five minutes. One of Islam’s killers would come from out of nowhere and kill you. It is that simple.

    Read it all at:
    You don’t believe me? Ask any Muslim!

    • Gettingby

      As the number of Islamic adherents increases in Montana so too does the chance that some of them will include those trained killers.

  • luna

    What entailed was a series of suspensions and sneaky account reboots under different handles—none of which deterring the messages being retweeted and reaching thousands of users.

    Close both official ISIS accounts, and the retweet accounts reaching thousands of users.

    • Minicapt

      As they detect the ISIS account, have them redirected to the NSA or CSE social media accounts.