Washington Post: ‘Sophisticated’ Taliban is Promoting Less Violence on Twitter than Trump

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The Washington Post argued in a Wednesday story that the Taliban had become “strikingly sophisticated” when it came to using social media — and maintained a better relationship with tech companies than even former President Donald Trump because it did less to incite “violence.”

“In accounts swelling across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — and in group chats on apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram — the messaging from Taliban supporters typically challenges the West’s dominant image of the group as intolerant, vicious and bent on revenge,” The Post’s Craig Timberg and Cristiano Lima asserted in the news item.

They said the group’s tactics “show such a high degree of skill that analysts believe
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