This article provides an insightful look into a project focused on monitoring online hate speech in South Sudan. The project is a joint collaboration pilot project between iHub Research and Search for Common Ground (SfCG).
This article is based on an interview with Michael A. Stefanone, an expert in behaviour and the social psychology of technology. The interview discusses the San Bernardino terrorist attacks and follows the realization that the perpetrators pledged allegiance to ISIS prior to the attacks.
This 2015 book chapter provides an insightful netnographic look at the phenomenon of online conversions to Islam.
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 2014 article is based on a study of terrorist groups’ use of web technologies in Sub Saharan Africa. The study investigated 245 terrorist groups operating across 45 countries in the Sub Saharan African region as determined by data held within the Global Terrorism Database (GTD).
This resource is the short research proposal of a paper presented at the 2014 Academy of Marketing Conference in Bournemouth, UK. The paper aimed to analyze British South Asian young adults' adoption, use and appropriation of smartphones.
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 article is a seminal piece and a foundational resource in the field of social media analytics and open source intelligence by some of the field’s leading authors.
This is a foundational report and a seminal work in the study of social media intelligence and open source research. The paper reviews 245 papers in a semi-systematic literature review of how information and insight can be drawn from open social media sources.
This 2013 article provides a useful case study of particular social phenomena using netnographic research.
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