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Telegram the 'app of choice' for terrorists

After a truck mowed down pedestrians at a crowded Berlin Christmas market on Dec 23, the Islamic State used Telegram to claim credit.


WHEN the Islamic State was seeking volunteers for a holiday killing spree in Europe, it sent word over its favourite social-media channel: the messaging service known as Telegram. "Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years Day is very soon," began a Dec 6 posting on one of the...

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