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Pakistani Taleban recruits for quarterly magazine via Facebook

Published on Dec 7, 2012 9:32 PM
 
File photo, a view of an Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen in front of the login page May 10, 2012. The Pakistani Taleban has set up a page on Facebook to recruit enthusiasts to write for a quarterly magazine and to edit video, a spokesman confirmed on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - The Pakistani Taleban has set up a page on Facebook to recruit enthusiasts to write for a quarterly magazine and to edit video, a spokesman confirmed on Friday.

The Umar Media TTP page, which has more than 270 likes, appears to have been created in September and has just a handful of messages written in English.

"Umar Media is proud to announce online jobs oppertunities (sic)," says the first post on the networking website, written on October 25.

"Job discription (sic) is video editing, translations, sharing, uploading, downloading and collection of required data," it says, giving an email address and asking readers to "plz spread it. This fb account may be deleted."

 
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