US government wants to get better at social media to fight ISIS propaganda

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The US government isn’t just fighting ISIS on the ground — it’s also been battling the terrorist group online, trying to counteract ISIS’ propaganda with messaging of its own. But those efforts have not been particularly successful, according to The New York Times, and now the US government is hoping to streamline and strengthen its messaging in an attempt to counteract ISIS’ work. Effectively, this means that the government wants to get better at using social media.

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