Pak Taliban recruits 'writers, video editors' via Facebook
The Pakistani Taliban has set up a page on Facebook to recruit people to write for a quarterly magazine and to edit video, a spokesman of the militant group has confirmed.
The Umar Media TTP page, which has over 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)," read the first post on written on October 25.
"Job discription (sic) is video editing, translations, sharing, uploading, downloading and collection of required data," it added.
The post also gave an email address and asked readers to 'plz spread it,' the Express Tribune reports.
According to the paper, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan confirmed that the faction was "temporarily" using the page "to fulfil its requirements" before launching its own website.
The TTP Facebook page described the publication as its "official quarterly magazine" and asked writers to submit articles "on (a) topic of your choice", or on jihadi current affairs, history, Islamic movements or the plight of Muslims, the report said.