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GNET Research Digest – September 2022

GNET Research Digest – September 2022
15th November 2022 GNET Team
In Research Digest

Welcome to the September edition of the Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET) research digest.

Your digest contains a selection of relevant news, research, academic journal articles, and GNET Insights relating to terrorist use of technology.

Academic Papers

Costello, William et al. (12 September 2022). “Levels of Well-Being Among Men Who Are Incel”. Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Kupper, Julia et al. (31 August 2022). “The Contagion and Copycat Effect in Transnational Far-right Terrorism: An Analysis of Language Evidence”. Perspectives on Terrorism.

Rees, Joseph & Reza Montasari (28 August 2022). “The Impact of the Internet and Cyberspace on the Rise in Terrorist Attacks Across the US and Europe”. Disruption, Ideation and Innovation for Defense and Security.

Koehler, Daniel, Verena Fiebig & Irina Jugl (28 August 2022). “From Gaming to Hating: Extreme-Right Ideological Indoctrination and Mobilization for Violence of Children on Online Gaming Platforms”. Political Psychology.

Yanny, Melda & Angel Damayanti (26 August 2022). “Gender-Based Counter-Terrorism Policing: Case Study Of Women’s Involvement In ISIS Terrorism Network In Indonesia”. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management.

Droogan, Julian, Lise Waldek, Jade Hutchinson & Brian Ballsun-Stanton (25 August 2022). “Violent Extremist & REMVE Online Ecosystems: Ecological Characteristics for Future Research & Conceptualization”. RESOLVE Network.

Chen, Youdinghuan et al. (23 August 2022). “Linking Terrorist Network Structure to Lethality: Algorithms and Analysis of Al Qaeda and ISIS”. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems.

Lokmanoglu, Ayse Deniz, Carol K Winkler, Monerah Al Mahmoud, & Katherine Kountz (7 August 2022). “Textual Messaging of ISIS’s al-Naba and the Context Drivers That Correspond to Strategic Changes” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.

News Articles

Lima, Christiano (23 September 2022). “Spotify has a white supremacist problem, watchdog says”. The Washington Post.

Bogle, Ariel (14 September 2022). “How Amazon has ended up funding far-right publishers and disinformation websites”. ABC Australia.

Shapiro, Julia (7 September 2022). “Violent extremist movement ‘boogaloo bois’ reemerges on Facebook'”. The Hill.

Schiffer, Zoe and Casey Newton (2 September 2022). “Twitter had a new plan to fight extremism – then Elon arrived”. The Verge.

Roozenbeek, Jon, Sander van der Linden and Stephan Lewandowsky (24 August 2022). “YouTube: how a team of scientists worked to inoculate a million users against misinformation”. The Conversation.

Hall, Richard (19 August 2022). “Extremism experts sounds the alarm as Trump supporters threaten civil war on TikTok”. The Independent.

Powers, Benjamin (19 August 2022). “Web3 has been criticized for being used by extremists. That’s not quite the case — yet.” Grid.


Ayad, Moustafa (27 September 2022). “Resurrecting the Reich: Middle Eastern and North African Digital Nazi Communities”

Rogers, Ellie (21 September 2022). “The Role of User Agency in the Algorithmic Amplification of Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content”

Murthy, Abhinaya (14 September 2022). “The Tate Storm: Why Banning Andrew Tate from Social Media Will Not Stop the ‘King of Toxic Masculinity’”

Kriner, Matthew and Bjorn Ihler (12 September 2022). “Analysing Terrorgram Publications: A New Digital Zine”.

Scrivens, Ryan et al. (8 September 2022). “Right-Wing Extremists’ Use of the Internet: Emerging Trends in the Empirical Literature”.

Pisoiu, Daniela (5 September 2022). “Can Serious Games Make a Difference in P/CVE?”

Deedman, Jon (31 August 2022). “The Time for e-Democracy is Now: How a Digitally Functional Democracy Could Prevent Extremist Accelerationism”.