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Posts tagged with ‘Telegram’

  • Dec052023

    The Right Fit: How Active Club Propaganda Attracts Women to the Far-Right

    This Insight is part of GNET’s Gender and Online Violent Extremism series in partnership with Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre. This series…

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  • Oct232023

    Emojis of Terror: Telegram’s Role in Perpetuating Extremism in the October 2023 Hamas-Israel War

    Introduction On the morning of 7 October 2023, an unprecedented event unfolded in the Middle East: members of Palestinian armed…

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  • Sep222023

    From British Imperialism to ‘Globohomo’: Analysing the Irish Far-Right’s Engagement with Irish Nationalism on Telegram

    Introduction Ireland has seen limited instances of far-right and xenophobic nationalism, as left-wing political movements predominantly shape the nationalist landscape.…

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  • Sep182023

    Mapping Extremist Discourse Communities on Telegram: The Case of the Russian Imperial Movement

    Introduction Telegram hosts thousands of groups and channels associated with extremism. This Insight contributes to a growing literature applying computational…

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  • May092023

    Christgram: White Christian Extremism on Telegram

    This Insight focuses on white Christian extremist communities on Telegram, which have been growing in the context of a renewed…

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  • Apr062023

    From Blaming China to Attacking Domestic Elites: The Evolution of Hate Speech in a Telegram Channel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Introduction  Prior research has found that the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a wave of online hate speech against targets such as…

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  • Apr042023

    Terrorist Bots: How Islamic State has Automated Management of its Online Community on Telegram

    Abdullah Alrhmoun, Charlie Winter and János Kertész Introduction It’s well known that terrorists have been using the internet to plan…

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  • Apr032023

    ‘Telegram is King’: Extremist Foreign Fighters in the Russo-Ukrainian war

    In January 2023, Meta removed the Azov Regiment from its list of dangerous individuals and organisations. The Ukrainian regiment became…

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  • Mar062023

    Soliciting Online Bayʿat: Pro-Islamic State Responses to Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi’s Death

    On 30 November 2022, the official Islamic State spokesman, Abu Omar al-Muhajir, confirmed the death of Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi…

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  • Nov022022

    Understanding Eco-Fascism: A Thematic Analysis of the Eco-Fascist Subculture on Telegram

    ‘Eco-fascism’ gained much attention following the 2019 Christchurch and El Paso attacks, with both attackers fusing environmental degradation and overpopulation…

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