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Jihad Trending: A Comprehensive Analysis of Online Extremism and How to Counter it

Hussain, G and Dr. Saltman. E, Quilliam Foundation

Online extremism and the role the Internet plays in the radicalisation process is currently being debated and discussed by journalists, academics, technologists and government officials alike. This report seeks to demystify this area and expose the manner in which online tools are being used by Islamist extremist organisations and individuals to recruit and propagandise. Current measures to tackle online extremism are assessed and critiqued, after which the report details a practical strategy for countering extremism online and making the Internet a less hospitable domain for extremists. 

 

Resource published 2014

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