Encrypted messaging services like Telegram provide virtual dark corners where far-right extremists can recruit, organize and plan unhindered.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~8 min
Big Tech's rejection of Parler shuts down a site favored by Trump supporters – and used by participants in the US Capitol insurrection
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump flocked to the far-right social media platform, where hate speech and calls for violence thrive. The US Capitol insurrection could be the platform's undoing.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~12 min
Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol
Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~8 min
Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump have flocked to the far-right social media platform Parler, where heat speech thrives.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~11 min
An AI tool can distinguish between a conspiracy theory and a true conspiracy – it comes down to how easily the story falls apart
Computational methods could help identify conspiracy theories as they emerge.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~10 min