Terrorists target social media, ambassador says

Australia’s Counter Terrorism Ambassador, Bill Paterson, says social media is being used to recruit marginalised people.

“We believe terrorists are using Facebook, Twitter but it’s hard to measure that completely because the technology is so widespread,” he said.

In a speech at Griffith University in Brisbane yesterday, Mr Paterson said a great deal of resources is needed to reduce the threat posed by radical and tech-savvy individuals…. Read more

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