By Nathan Shea The first news that militants had taken to the streets of the Islamic City of Marawi on May 23, 2017, came from Facebook. Pictures of masked men carrying assault rifles and waving the black flag of the Islamic State were swirling across social media well before Philippine and international news channels picked…
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Moderating Terrorist and Extremist Content
By Joan Barata According to the latest figures provided by Facebook, 99,6% of the content actioned on grounds of terrorism (mostly related to the...Read
The Tech Industry and the Regulation of Online Terrorist Content: What Do Law Enforcement Think?
By Stuart Macdonald and Andrew Staniforth The importance of tackling online terrorist propaganda is well-accepted, as is the important role of social media companies...Read
What Is the Link Between Computer Gaming and Hate-based Ideologies?
By Helen Young and Geoff Boucher On 26 February this year, members of the extreme-Right group Atomwaffen Division in the United States were arrested...Read
Tackling Online Radicalization at Its Offline Roots
by William Baldét You would be forgiven for thinking that the advent of Covid-19 and the accompanying lockdowns have led to the mass radicalization...Read
Examining the Developmental Pathways of Online Posting Behavior in Violent Right-Wing Extremist Forums
This article summarizes a recent study published in Terrorism and Political Violence. By Ryan Scrivens, Thomas W. Wojciechowski, and Richard Frank Researchers, practitioners, and...Read
VOX-Pol in the News
VOX-Pol expertise has been featured in the news since the storming of the United States Capitol on 6 January 2021. The events, which led...Read