Bomb-making instructions, execution videos and 46K pro-ISIL Twitter accounts: Path to jihad runs wild online

Once on the path to violent extremism, there is no end to what would-be terrorists can find online to solidify their beliefs. It’s all just a few clicks away.

While it remains unclear just how connected Friday’s trio of terror attacks are to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, there is no arguing that the group has made it maddeningly simple for sympathizers worldwide to take up the extremists’ cause.