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Terrorists on Social Media: How to Combat Them Online


Social media companies have taken an ethical stance on bullying behaviors in social media by removing offensive posts and reporting offenders to the police when necessary. Now, more than ever, those same companies must take the same actions when terrorists post or communicate on social media.

In her second vlog, AMU Homeland Security Program Director Dr. Kelli Frakes discusses what can be done to counteract terrorists’ efforts on social networks.

[Kelli’s first vlog: Terrorists on Social Media: How to Spot the Warning Behaviors]

About the Speaker
Dr. Kelli Frakes is the Program Director for Homeland Security at American Military University. Previously, Kelli managed several research projects focusing on issues pertaining to first responders funded by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institute of Justice. Prior to academia, she worked in law enforcement and was the youngest person promoted to the rank of sergeant in her agency at the age of 24.