Why Won’t Twitter Treat White Supremacy Like ISIS? Because It Would Mean Banning Some Republican Politicians Too.
A Twitter employee who works on machine learning believes that a proactive, algorithmic solution to white supremacy would also catch Republican politicians.
36 Days After Christchurch, Terrorist Attack Videos Are Still on Facebook
The videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw Christchurch attack footage, and variations continue to thwart Facebook's moderators and technology.
Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It
It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
The 'ISIS Matchmaker' Wants to Return to the UK
Tooba Gondal, a notorious British female ISIS recruiter and propagandist, is alive in a camp in Syria—and wants to return to Britain with her two young children.
The Christchurch Shooter Has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder
The man responsible for the shooting deaths of numerous Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. New Zealand police recently announced more than 50 additional charges.
I Was on a Plane and the Pilot Announced There Was a Bomb on It
“Mom, are we going to be ok? Are we going to reach Changi?"
Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’
Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Documents Show How Facebook Moderates Terrorism on Livestreams
On Friday, at least 49 people were killed in terror attacks in New Zealand. Documents, sources, and interviews with senior Facebook employees show how difficult it is for social media companies to moderate live footage.
This California Airport Bomber Was a Godfather of 'Lone Wolf' Terrorism
The "Alphabet Bomber" attacked LAX, manipulated the media, and set the stage for decades of fear and far-right attacks.
Online Neo-Nazis Are Increasingly Embracing Terror Tactics
Fascist Forge is the latest online, neo-Nazi breeding ground for violent extremism and it’s unapologetically calling for lone wolf terrorism.
An Interview with Abu Huzaifa, Canadian ISIS Fighter
“I guess the title of having been a Mujahideen,” said Abu Huzaifa al-Kanadi, the infamous ISIS fighter at the center of the “Caliphate” podcast, “it's just not something you want to give up so easily.”
Should People Have Called the Cops Over Cesar Sayoc's MAGA Van?
Last week's arrest of the 56-year-old Republican for allegedly mailing pipe bombs to Trump critics makes you wonder.