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#ISIS vs #ActionCountersTerrorism: A Computational Analysis of Extremist and Counter-extremist Twitter Narratives

  title={#ISIS vs #ActionCountersTerrorism: A Computational Analysis of Extremist and Counter-extremist Twitter Narratives},
  author={Fatima Zahrah and Jason R. C. Nurse and Michael Goldsmith},
  • Fatima Zahrah, Jason R. C. Nurse, Michael Goldsmith
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • The rapid expansion of cyberspace has greatly facilitated the strategic shift of traditional crimes to online platforms. This has included malicious actors, such as extremist organisations, making use of online networks to disseminate propaganda and incite violence through radicalising individuals. In this article, we seek to advance current research by exploring how supporters of extremist organisations craft and disseminate their content, and how posts from counter-extremism agencies compare… CONTINUE READING

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