Somali Rebels Embrace Twitter Terrorism

El Shabbab, the fundamentalist Islamic insurgency group fighting to control southern Somalia, reject most things Western and/or modern, but ironically have embraced Twitter, garnering thousands of followers. In addition to straightforward updates on battles and territory, the best part is the taunting that goes on between the insurgents and Kenyan military spokesman Major E. Chirchir:

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13 Comments on "Somali Rebels Embrace Twitter Terrorism"

  1. Anarchy Pony | Jan 5, 2012 at 8:25 pm |

    This just in; Twitter full of twits, from all walks of life.

  2. Anarchy Pony | Jan 5, 2012 at 4:25 pm |

    This just in; Twitter full of twits, from all walks of life.

  3. Tibus Heth | Jan 5, 2012 at 11:46 pm |

    This is pretty funny, really. I rather foolishly never expected things like this, such as people getting on the internet and trolling their (war) enemies.

  4. Redacted | Jan 5, 2012 at 7:46 pm |

    This is pretty funny, really. I rather foolishly never expected things like this, such as people getting on the internet and trolling their (war) enemies.

  5. in the future
    all wars will be fought on Twitter and Facebook
    by AI drones

  6. BuzzCoastin | Jan 5, 2012 at 9:36 pm |

    in the future
    all wars will be fought on Twitter and Facebook
    by AI drones

  7. Hadrian999 | Jan 6, 2012 at 4:25 am |

    im most curious why they are doing it in english

  8. Hadrian999 | Jan 6, 2012 at 4:25 am |

    im most curious why they are doing it in english

  9. Hadrian999 | Jan 6, 2012 at 12:25 am |

    im most curious why they are doing it in english

  10. Anarchy Pony | Jan 6, 2012 at 4:29 am |

    And no one will even know about it.

  11. Pultsari | Jan 6, 2012 at 5:08 am |

    Now that is a smart idea.

  12. Pultsari | Jan 6, 2012 at 1:08 am |

    Now that is a smart idea.

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