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.
The Greens as Enemies during the Gas Price Crisis 2022 – Second Methodological Exploration in the NOTORIOUS Project
As part of the second phase of the project “Cross-Platform Identification, Monitoring, and Modelling of Disinformation Dissemination Patterns (NOTORIOUS),” this report examines the social media debate about the gas price crisis in Germany as a case study with broad political, economic and social relevance.
This report presents the key findings from a project targeting disinformation narratives against Ukrainian refugees within Russian- and Arabic-speaking communities in Germany, outlining the process of creation of four counter videos and an evaluation of the videos' dissemination.
This report is the German translation of our case studies on Telegram, Discord and Odysee seeking to apply different methodological approaches to analyse platforms that primarily present technological, ethical and legal, difficulties for researchers.
This report is the French translation of our case studies on Telegram, Discord and Odysee seeking to apply different methodological approaches to analyse platforms that primarily present technological, ethical and legal, difficulties for researchers.
This report is a culmination of CAAD's research since October 2022, building on the insights from briefings during COP27, while laying a roadmap for action in the year ahead.
The Hydra on the Web: Challenges Associated with Extremist Use of the Fediverse – A Case Study of PeerTube
This report looks at the use of the free software PeerTube by right-wing extremist and conspiracy ideological milieus in the German-speaking world.