UDC 327.39::28-053.6]:004.738.5
Biblid: 0543-3657, 68 (2017)
Vol. 68, No 1168, pp. 103-112
DOI:

Review paper
Received: 17 Aug 2017
Accepted: 17 Sep 2017

EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO TERRORIST CONTENTS ON THE INTERNET

Jonev Katarina (Katarina Jonev, doktorand Fakulteta bezbednosti, Univerzitet u Beogradu),

Terrorist groups are using cyberspace to propagate propaganda, to place ideological, political, religious ideas, for mutual communication and organization of activities, planning attacks in the physical world, financing. Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Telegrams have contributed to radicalization and recruitment, primarily of children and young people who accept the principles of terrorists and join their ranks. Modern ways of communication have enabled terrorists to successfully increase membership and their ranks without direct, physical contact. The article attempts to analyze the role of social networks and the ways in which content influences children and young people to join the Islamic state.

Keywords: child protection, Internet, Islamic state, social networks, security