January 13, 2014

How Israel, Hamas Weaponized Social Media

Dara Kerr, CNET

The Associated Press

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

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