Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday February 01, 2015

The British Army Is Allegedly Training a Group of 'Facebook Warriors'

Another country goes to the dark side of the Internet in the quest to keep its citizens safe as reported by the Financial Times. The British Army is in the process of recruiting and organizing The 77th Battalion which will be comprised of 1500 tech savvy cyber warriors that will fight the enemies of the homeland on the battlefields of Twitter and Facebook in the land of social media. roll eyes (sarcastic)

The 77th Battalion will roughly number 1500 warriors, including journalists and people with skill and experience regarding social media interaction. These 'warriors' will use Facebook and Twitter as their primary weapons to gather intelligence, spread falsified news and propaganda.