Tech and Terrorism Blog

Telegram, Extremist Content Online||Felicia Woron
On July 8, 2018, a pro-ISIS channel called “Lethal Dose” surfaced on Telegram, the popular encrypted messaging app used by terrorists to recruit, communicate, and facilitate attacks.
During the summer of 2017, YouTube launched several initiatives relating to terrorist content on its platform, including the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)––a partnership with other tech companies aimed at combating extremist content online.
Facebook, Google, YouTube||Felicia Woron
On Monday, April 23, 2018––a day before G7 security ministers pressed tech companies to do more to combat the spread of extremism online&nd
Google, Redirect Method, counter-narrative videos||Felicia Woron
Google has touted its Redirect Method Pilot Program, which aims to steer individuals searching for ISIS-related content on YouTube toward counter-narrative materials, as an effective way to combat its platform’s problem with online radicalization.&n
Extremist Content Online, NameCheap||Daniel Roth
Within the space of 24 hours, one of the hundreds of invisible Internet support companies that keep the web ticking behind the scenes had cut down what was blossoming into the ‘Facebook for ISIS.’
Extremist Content Online||CEP Staff
Advertisements from many well-known companies were found to be playing alongside a bomb-making video on the French web streaming platform, Dailymotion.