Random Pagan Verse:
The coven is to keep two books on herbalism. One of these will list the names and uses of all herbs which are cures for ills or are otherwise good for humans, and all may have access to this book to learn these things. But keep a separate book with the names of all poisonous
herbs and those used in dark spells, letting only the elders and other trusted Witches know of these secrets or even of this books existence.

Author Topic: Google removed Taliban app from online store  (Read 438 times)

Offline yungcrux (OP)

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Sep 2015
  • Posts: 1034
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
Google removed Taliban app from online store
« on: April 04, 2016, 10:00:24 AM »
Loading...

Google has removed a Taliban-developed online application for Android smartphones aimed at increasing the militant group?s visibility worldwide.

The launch of the app was reported by the US-based SITE Intel Group, which monitors jihadist social media, on April 1. The Pashto language app includes content such as official statements and videos from the Taliban, which has waged a jihad in Afghanistan for more than 14 years since it was ousted in 2001 with help from the US.

A Google spokesperson confirmed on Sunday that the app is no longer available from the company?s Play Store.

The app was part of the Taliban?s digital campaign to attract a bigger audience worldwide. The movement has an updated website run in five languages including English and Arabic, as well as Twitter and Facebook accounts providing daily updates on its insurgency.

The group?s website and Twitter accounts have been taken down several times as the Afghan government seeks to prevent the group?s communications efforts.

Social media platforms have been criticized for not doing more to stop extremist groups such as the Taliban and the Islamic State from using their sites to recruit members and raise funds.

?The app will help Taliban to further psychologically weaken Afghanistan by their propaganda reports,? said Jawid Kohistani, an independent Kabul-based security analyst.

Taliban spokesperson didn?t return calls to their mobile phones. Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, said by phone he wasn?t aware of the Taliban app.


 

 

Google Roll out Science Journal Android App for Science Experiments

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 462
Last post May 23, 2016, 12:45:33 AM
by legendguru
Lets Ride-Google Updates Maps for Android and iOS with New Ride Services Options

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 384
Last post January 13, 2017, 12:55:43 PM
by legendguru
Google roll out New Chrome for Android Saves Data by Upto 70% on Slow Connection

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 529
Last post December 02, 2015, 10:34:02 AM
by admin
Google removes android keyboard Playstore app for secretly collecting users data

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 314
Last post July 04, 2016, 02:56:59 AM
by internet police
Playstore Malware Bypasses Google Filters, Infects Thousands of Android Devices

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 320
Last post December 13, 2017, 06:31:00 AM
by yungcrux
Google Updates Contacts on Android with duplicate detection Features

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 388
Last post August 31, 2016, 07:08:00 AM
by mastercode
Newly discovered Android malware able to steal money from online banking account

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 385
Last post September 22, 2015, 12:01:14 PM
by admin
WhatsApp Update its Android app with Google Drive Integration

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 359
Last post October 08, 2015, 09:04:31 AM
by yungcrux
Google Updates Maps for Android with New Features and settings

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 551
Last post June 01, 2016, 01:06:54 AM
by yungcrux
Google update Chrome for Android with Built-in Ad Blocker

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 266
Last post August 02, 2017, 12:35:13 AM
by mastercode