An academic research network on

ONLINE EXTREMISM AND TERRORISM

What is VOX-Pol?

VOX-Pol is a world-leading research network on online extremism and terrorism. It is a global network, with 30 member institutions from 12 different countries across Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia. VOX-Pol researchers have expertise in jihadism, the extreme right and left, nationalist-separatist actors, and emerging forms of extremism.

Highlights

Blog Post
The Dangers of Generative AI and Extremism
Jonathan Collins
by Sam Jackson and JM Berger Generative AI tools have exploded in number and complexity within a few short years. Products such as…

February 21, 2024
Blog Post
The Passive Extremism of Social Media in the Bronx Drill Scene
Amy-Louise Watkin
By Matthew K. Carter On July 9, 2022, fourteen-year-old Ethan Reyes, better known as drill rapper Notti Osama, was stabbed…

February 14, 2024
Blog Post
VOX-Pol Newsletter 11(2) February 2024
Louise Laing
Welcome to Volume 11, Issue 2 of the monthly VOX-Pol Newsletter. VOX-Pol SUMMER EVENTS Swansea University is delighted to, once…

February 13, 2024

Online Library

Our Online Library collects in one place a large volume of publications related to various aspects of violent online political extremism.

Latest Blog Posts

Blog
The Dangers of Generative AI and Extremism
February 21, 2024
by Sam Jackson and JM Berger Generative AI tools have exploded in number and complexity within a few short years. Products such as ChatGPT, DALL-E, and countless others represent a massive leap forward over earlier efforts in both text and image generation. Some AI evangelists even suggest that these models could soon supplement or replace people in professional roles, including ...
Blog
The Passive Extremism of Social Media in the Bronx Drill Scene
February 14, 2024
By Matthew K. Carter On July 9, 2022, fourteen-year-old Ethan Reyes, better known as drill rapper Notti Osama, was stabbed to death on a New York City subway platform during a confrontation with a fifteen-year-old rival gang member. A couple months later, drill rappers Kyle Richh, Tata, and Jenn Carter, all members of the rap ...

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