Countering violent extremism online: 2017 Report

Are we turning a corner in the digital battle?

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Countering violent extremism (CVE) relies heavily on online engagement and the input of social media companies is critical to supporting government initiatives.

This report explores the latest developments in the collaborative effort of government and private sector when it comes to combating extremism in the digital space.

Key learning points:

•   Islamic State (ISIS) has presented the world with the most intensive online extremism campaign to date  

•   Governments are developing artificial intelligence, automation and open-source intelligence to combat extremism online  

•   Social media companies are forming collaborative forums to share information, lessons and resources as a more effective CVE response