Nazis vs. ISIS on Twitter: a comparative study of white nationalist and ISIS online social media networks

Introduction This study examines and compares the use of Twitter by white nationalists, Nazi sympathizers, and ISIS supporters respectively, providing some preliminary comparisons of how each movement uses the platform. Major findings include: 1. Major American white nationalist movements on Twitter added about 22,000 followers...

Anti-Muslim extremists: how far will they go?

Even before the Paris terrorist attacks, far-right groups in Europe were capitalising on anti-Muslim sentiment. In Australia there's been a surge in support for extremist organisations like the United Patriots Front and Reclaim Australia. Christine El-Khoury asks how far their hate will go. • Since...