This short 2010 oped is a very early commentary from when YouTube first allowed users to flag content as terrorist related.
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 journal article details the shift of al-Qaeda style propaganda operations from closed membership forums to mainstream social networking platforms.
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 article discusses how political Islam uses digital visual narratives to create collective identities, enable the radicalisation and recruitment of new members and gather support for political causes.
This study deals with the use of YouTube by five right-wing extremist actors in Sweden to spread socio-political propaganda and revised historical narratives.
This article discusses the use of social media propaganda by Patani militants in Thailand and the sharply opposing outcomes it often produces.
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