Dave Lee

Technology reporter for BBC News

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Technology reporter for BBC News

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The video of reporter James Foley’s beheading is the latest evidence that the ultra-extreme Islamic State has mastered social media.

ISIS and the Rise of Social Media Terrorism

The video of reporter James Foley’s beheading is the latest evidence that the ultra-extreme Islamic State has mastered social media.

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