The dark side of social media : review of online terrorism
This paper lays the conceptual foundation for understanding the significant role that social media can and does play in relation to spreading the threat and growth of terrorism, especially ‘home-grown’ terrorism. The utility of social media applications (eg. Facebook, Twitter, You Tube) to recruit, communicate and train terrorists is explored through the perspective of Knowledge-Managed Policing (KMP). The paper concludes with the implications this conceptual analysis of terrorism as a new dot.com presence on the internet has for law enforcement and the global cyber community.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Online Terrorism, Social Media, Knowledge-Managed Policing|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||11 May 2012 11:41|
|Last Modified:||02 Nov 2012 21:10|
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