RAN Internet and Social Media (RAN @) explores and researches the role of Internet and social media in relation to radicalisation and to counter-messaging.
Terrorists and extremists are using the Internet to organise themselves, and for operational planning to recruit, train, coordinate and communicate.
RAN @ focuses on areas where the largest gains can be made. The group therefore will focus on ‘positive’ rather than ‘negative’ initiatives. It will seek to develop frontline partnerships around the collation, creation, and dissemination of counter- and alternative-narratives through the Internet and social media.
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