This study analyses the behaviour of the German-speaking far right within, and across, a variety of online platforms from 2021 to 2023.
An intro to AI's intersection with focus areas covered by ISD's Digital Policy Lab (DPL), including key concepts, challenges, and solutions. Informed by research and informal interviews, it contributes to policy discussions within the DPL and beyond.
Caution, manipulated! A Guide for Communication Managers from MPs’ Offices, Ministries and Authorities
This guide provides a low-threshold introduction to the strategic-communicative handling of information manipulation, including the establishment of a monitoring environment and StratCom measures, for those responsible for communication in MPs' offices, ministries and public authorities.
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.
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.