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IT for Peace? Fighting Against Terrorism in Social Media - An Explorative Twitter Study

Reuter, Christian ; Pätsch, Katja ; Runft, Elena (2017)
IT for Peace? Fighting Against Terrorism in Social Media - An Explorative Twitter Study.
In: i-com: Journal of Interactive Media, 16 (2)
doi: 10.1515/icom-2017-0013
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Abstract

The Internet and especially social media are not only used for supposedly good purposes. For example, the recruitment of new members and the dissemination of ideologies of terrorism also takes place in the media. However, the fight against terrorism also makes use of the same tools. The type of these countermeasures, as well as the methods, are covered in this work. In the first part, the state of the art is summarized. The second part presents an explorative empirical study of the fight against terrorism in social media, especially on Twitter. Different, preferably characteristic forms are structured within the scope with the example of Twitter. The aim of this work is to approach this highly relevant subject with the goal of peace, safety and safety from the perspective of information systems. Moreover, it should serve following researches in this field as basis and starting point.

Item Type: Article
Erschienen: 2017
Creators: Reuter, Christian ; Pätsch, Katja ; Runft, Elena
Type of entry: Bibliographie
Title: IT for Peace? Fighting Against Terrorism in Social Media - An Explorative Twitter Study
Language: English
Date: 19 July 2017
Publisher: De Gruyter
Journal or Publication Title: i-com: Journal of Interactive Media
Volume of the journal: 16
Issue Number: 2
DOI: 10.1515/icom-2017-0013
URL / URN: https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/icom-2017-001...
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The Internet and especially social media are not only used for supposedly good purposes. For example, the recruitment of new members and the dissemination of ideologies of terrorism also takes place in the media. However, the fight against terrorism also makes use of the same tools. The type of these countermeasures, as well as the methods, are covered in this work. In the first part, the state of the art is summarized. The second part presents an explorative empirical study of the fight against terrorism in social media, especially on Twitter. Different, preferably characteristic forms are structured within the scope with the example of Twitter. The aim of this work is to approach this highly relevant subject with the goal of peace, safety and safety from the perspective of information systems. Moreover, it should serve following researches in this field as basis and starting point.

Uncontrolled Keywords: CSCW, EmerGent, Frieden, HCI, KontiKat, SMO
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Divisions: 20 Department of Computer Science
20 Department of Computer Science > Science and Technology for Peace and Security (PEASEC)
Profile Areas
Profile Areas > Cybersecurity (CYSEC)
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LOEWE > LOEWE-Zentren
LOEWE > LOEWE-Zentren > CRISP - Center for Research in Security and Privacy
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Zentrale Einrichtungen > Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe Naturwissenschaft, Technik und Sicherheit (IANUS)
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Last Modified: 03 Jul 2024 02:31
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