This study employs content and network analysis techniques to explore the predictors of opinion leadership in a political activist network on Twitter. The results demonstrate the feasibility of using user-generated content to measure user characteristics.
This 2013 paper focuses on the modelling of terrorist networks online and addresses changes in technology and the associated creation of new security dynamics and threats.
This article focuses on the use of linguistic “weak signals”—digital traces of intent—in social media as a tool of counterterrorism aimed at preventing lone-wolf attacks.
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