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.
This is the English translation of the report of ISD Germany’s 2022 annual conference on right-wing extremist platform use.
Misogynistic Pathways to Radicalisation: Recommended Measures for Platforms to Assess and Mitigate Online Gender-Based Violence
This paper proposes measures to assess and mitigate online gender-based violence, emphasising the connections with different extremist ideologies.
Emerging Platforms and Technologies: An Overview of the Current Threat Landscape and its Policy Implications
This policy paper provides an overview of relevant findings on the risks of emerging platforms and technologies, and identifies a series of policy implications. It analyses ‘decentralised’, ‘generative’, and ‘immersive’ technologies regarding their impact on disinformation, hate and extremism.
This brief provides an overview of data access challenges and legislation within key jurisdictions, and provides recommendations on how to address these.