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Featured research from across our work

This report looks at Facebook’s efforts to tackle COVID-19 misinformation by analysing the online presence of a group called the World Doctors Alliance.
This report looks at the emergence of the "Climate Lockdown" narrative spurred by the public health response to COVID-19.
ISD and GDI analyse 17 known German far-right groups and actors alleged use of popular online funding services such as Paypal to fund their activities.

ISD’s blog for the latest in data-driven research on hate, disinformation and extremism.
The left-wing 'Gunstagram’ is an emerging, US-based firearms community on Instagram. This dispatch looks at what has driven its growth.
Our recent project classifying YouTube comments in German seeks to contribute to research and public debate on natural language processing.
In this ‘Online Extremism Index’ Dispatches, ISD analyses polarising content and hate speech online in Kenya ahead of the country’s 2022 general elections.
Thought-leadership on the next generation of extremism challenges and responses.
This report provides a summary of anti-lockdown activity in Canada, encompassing the key figures, groups and ideological overlaps of those involved.
As part of our Gen-Z & The Digital Salafi Ecosystem project, this report looks at emerging Gen-Zers, who are blending traditional Salafism with alt-right-style activism.
This policy paper considers the paradigm shift in prevention approaches required to respond to today's extremism challenges, focusing on a human rights based approach.