Telegram Increasingly Targets Jihadist Use of Platform

Over the last six months, Telegram launched two major campaigns against jihadists’ presence on its platform. At the end of November 2019, Telegram began what was then the largest purge of jihadist accounts as part of the 16th Referral Action Day led by the European Union Internet Referral Unit. This campaign significantly—albeit temporarily—disrupted jihadist communication and propaganda networks. 

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May 8, 2020