Encrypted messaging services like Telegram provide virtual dark corners where far-right extremists can recruit, organize and plan unhindered.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~8 min
Facial recognition, social media and location tracking give law enforcement a leg up in a monumental investigation.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~9 min
Does 'deplatforming' work to curb hate speech and calls for violence? 3 experts in online communications weigh in
Banning extremists from social media platforms can reduce hate speech, but the deplatforming process has to be handled with care – and it can have unintended consequences.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~10 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