In specific narrow domains like terrorism, companies have adopted blacklists of previously identified material, but in terms of proactively preventing new illegal and harmful content from being posted in the first place, the companies have largely struggled.
Sri Lankan police wrongly identified Brown University student Amara Majeed as a suspect in the Sri Lanka church bombings.
Russia and China have shown that they are willing and able to harness the power of social media to influence the behavior of American citizens.
On Thursday, Facebook responded to U.K. regulation and announced a permanent ban on all of the U.K.’s most prominent far-right groups.
It is clear that the current system of self-regulation and total immunization of social media platforms from any responsibility or consequence of the misuse of their platforms simply isn’t working.
Facebook announced on Tuesday it had identified and removed a significant number of pages, groups and accounts involved for “coordinated inauthentic behavior.”
Terrorists must communicate their hate and inspire recruits. Communication through online methods is now standard for many terrorist organizations.
In this vlog for IHS, Dr. Keith Ludwick offers his expert insight on how a terrorist utilizes mass communication like social media.
Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through data to identify prospective assailants.
Social media has a terrorism problem. Is using AI to counter it the best plan? Or would a human be better placed to decide what content is problematic?