Sub-Saharan African Terrorist Groups’ Use of the Internet

This article presents the results of a study which measured the web presence of terrorist groups active in Sub Saharan Africa. It also explores the relationship between web technology availability and adoption by terrorist groups and looks at how differentiating between web publishing technologies used by terrorist groups can further develop the study of terrorist cultures and communities online.

Tags: Al Shabaab, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Counterterrorism, Forums