Chapter 18 – Social Media and Terrorism
The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism brings together the technology industry, government, civil society, and academia to foster collaboration and information-sharing to counter terrorist and violent extremist activity online. Its partners undertake other dedicated research on the topic as well as providing advice on policy and interventions.https://www.voxpol.eu/
The VOX-Pol Network of Excellence is a research network focused on researching the prevalence, contours, functions, and impacts of Violent Online Political Extremism and responses to it. Its library offers a regularly updated catalogue of research papers relating to extremist use of the internet, especially social media.https://www.swansea.ac.uk/law/cytrec/
The Cyber Threats Research Centre at Swansea University assesses and responds to threats in cyberspace, hosts conferences on violent extremism in cyberspace, and is part of associated research projects.https://demos.co.uk/research-area/casm/
The Centre for Analysis of Social Media is a joint project between the University of Sussex and Demos. It offers regularly updated material concerning wider issues relating to social media research and its future issues and trajectories.https://demtech.oii.ox.ac.uk/#continue
The Programme on Democracy and Technology is part of the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, and focuses on providing an in-depth understanding of the broader issues regarding information disorder and the impact on democracy.