ISD’s Aoife Gallagher spoke to the Washington Post exclusively on the findings of our latest report “Ill Advice: A Case Study in Facebook’s Failure to Tackle COVID-19 Disinformation.” The report focuses on the World Doctors Alliance as a case study on how social media platforms are not only failing to stop users who repeatedly go against their supposedly strict policies, but also permitting significant growth while these users push misleading information. Additionally, our findings expose a gap in resources for accurately labelling mis- and disinformation posts, especially when it comes to content edited and shared in languages other than English. Read the full article here.
November 24, 2021 | MEL Magazine
ISD's Milo Comerford and Moustafa Ayad spoke with MEL magazine about Gen-Z and the digital Salafi ecosystem.
November 23, 2021 | UnHerd
UnHerd cites our report "Islamogram: Salafism and Alt-Right Online Subcultures" to better explain the growing overlap between Salafi Gen Zers and the online far-right.
November 19, 2021 | The Hill
Our Chloe Colliver spoke with The Hill about the handling by social media platforms in dealing with the video directed at AOC.