This article studied a selection of right-wing extremist (RWE) groups on Twitter. The authors looked at particular language-based networks as case studies, collecting Twitter data for groups across eight countries.
This 2013 paper focuses on measuring relationship strength on Facebook based on user’s activities and profile information. The authors critique social network research focused on friendship networks.
This 2012 article focuses on the detection of hidden relationship structures in online social networks including the characteristics of relationship structures on Facebook. The authors argue that graphs fail to capture the finer qualities of online social network relationships.
This 2014 article proposes an estimation method for relationship strength in weighted social network graphs. The authors argue that their method can fully estimate the relationship strength between any two users in a social network, whether they are directly connected or not.
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