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Finding Online Extremists in Social Networks

@article{Klausen2016FindingOE,
  title={Finding Online Extremists in Social Networks},
  author={Jytte Klausen and Christopher Marks and Tauhid Zaman},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1610.06242}
}
Online extremists in social networks pose a new form of threat to the general public. These extremists range from cyberbullies who harass innocent users to terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) that use social networks to recruit and incite violence. Currently social networks suspend the accounts of such extremists in response to user complaints. The challenge is that these extremist users simply create new accounts and continue their activities. In this… 

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