This resource is a short e-book type document by the pilot project “Charting a New Course: Women Preventing Violent Extremism” led by the U.S. Institute of Peace. The project aimed to engage a discussion on key issues related to the role of women and preventing violent extremism (PVE).
This very short 2010 article presents an early example of extremist and terrorist organizations using social media for recruitment, in this case, Al Qaeda using Facebook.
This article is based on a netnographic research project that studied political discussions in the Swedish LGBT online community Qruiser. The aim of the project was to understand what motivated participation in political forum threads on Qruiser.
This 2013 article works within a framework of netnography and provides an insightful look at the anti-foreigner climate encountered by the author in Sweden.
This paper addresses several of the key issues facing creation of a classifier for hate-speech on forums, blogs, or other areas of web discourse.
This article presents methods for identifying the recruitment activities of violent groups within extremist social media websites.
This article deals with a supervised machine learning text classifier, trained and tested to distinguish between hateful and/or antagonistic response with a focus on race, ethnicity or religion; and more general responses.
This source pertains to the method by which extreme right and hate groups take advantage of user-generated video content websites’ recommender systems to pander to wider, more susceptible audiences.
This report hopes to contribute to developing research in the ever-evolving arena of radicalisation with a particular focus on the role of the Internet.
This report analyzes over one hundred cases from 2010 through 2012 as it describes the various stages that far right movements move through, from peddling hate online to violence and death on the streets.
This portal gathers an annotated collection of recent research on the ways in which social media and new technologies may be leveraged in the fight against violent extremism