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Preliminary survey and analysis of one of the largest known online repositories of Islamic State materials, nicknamed the “Cloud Caliphate".
The report outlines an investigation by ISD into a series of Facebook groups and pages exhibiting suspicious, potentially coordinated and inauthentic activity.
Hatred is surging across the United States, threatening the safety, security and wellbeing of minority communities, and societal harmony writ large.

ISD’s blog for the latest in data-driven research on hate, disinformation and extremism.
Conspiracy-focused anti-lockdown social media groups in Australia are experiencing a period of rapid growth, fuelled by widespread public health restrictions.
ISD is one of over 50 co-signatories on an open letter calling upon EU policy-makers to amend the draft EU Digital Services Act to tackle disinformation head-on.
The explosive growth of digital technologies around the world is opening new potential domains for conflict.
Thought-leadership on the next generation of extremism challenges and responses.
ISD is pioneering a series of efforts to further explore the intersection between gaming and extremism.
With the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks upon us, Eric Rosand writes for the RESOLVE Network about the growing relevance of cities in preventing and countering violent extremism.  
ISD discovered that content supporting extreme right wing views can be discovered on Twitch with relative ease, for example, through the practice of “Omegle Redpilling.”