This report examines the spikes in misogynistic and abusive content on social media during 2022 following nine significant US-based events which either featured high-profile women and/or were relevant to the public conversation about women's rights.
This research project is the first landscape study of the online ecosystem where mis- and disinformation and conspiracy theories thrive in Ireland.
In this report, part of the series Uisce Faoi Thalamh, we examine how online platforms are used to produce, promote and contribute to the circulation of mis- and disinformation in Ireland.
The final installment of Uisce Faoi Thalamh provides an in-depth narrative analysis of the leading topics of discussions within this mis- and disinformation ecosystem in Ireland.
This analysis produced by ISD for Ofcom explores the scale and nature of ‘plausibly hateful’ English-language content collected from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit and 4chan.
Tangled Web: The Interconnected Online Landscape of Hate Speech, Extremism, Terrorism and Harmful Conspiracy Movements in the UK
This digital snapshot produced by ISD for Ofcom outlines the online landscape of terrorism, extremism and hate speech related to the United Kingdom.
Active Clubs are white nationalist extremist groups that emphasise physical fitness and hand-to-hand combat skills and have a history of violence. The number of these clubs are increasing in the US, Canada and Europe, posing a threat to public safety.
Neue Plattformen und Technologien: Ein Überblick zur aktuellen Bedrohungslage und ihrer politischen Implikationen
This is the German translation of a policy paper, providing an overview on the risks of emerging platforms and technologies, and identifying a series of policy implications. It analyses ‘decentralised’, ‘generative’, and ‘immersive’ technologies regarding their impact on disinformation, hate and extremism.
Misogynie als Vektor der Radikalisierung: Empfohlene Maßnahmen für Plattformen zur Erkennung und Eindämmung von geschlechtsspezifischer Online-Gewalt
This is the German translation of a DPL paper proposing measures to assess and mitigate online gender-based violence, emphasising the connections with different extremisms.
This is the English translation of the report of ISD Germany’s 2022 annual conference on right-wing extremist platform use.