Oh This Will Go Well ➠ Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use




Oh This Will Go Well: Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use

Despite the fact that the majority of terrorist issues are Islamists or far LEFT…

Via Free Beacon:

The Department of Justice is concentrating on “far-right” groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combatting violent extremism.


The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year.


“There is currently limited knowledge of the role of technology and computer mediated communications (CMCs), such as Facebook and Twitter, in the dissemination of messages that promote extremist agendas and radicalize individuals to violence,” according to the NIJ grant. “The proposed study will address this gap through a series of qualitative and quantitative analyses of posts from various forms of CMC used by members of both the far-right and Islamic extremist movements.”


The study draws more upon right-wing forums than upon the corners of the web inhabited by Islamist extremists. More

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