extremism

future

Our Main Takeaways From Motherboard’s Poll About the Future

Here are highlights from our poll of 105 experts about the marvels and horrors we may experience over the coming decades and centuries.
Becky Ferreira
12.7.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Worries Them Most About the Future

Welcome to the dark side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
extremism

Support for Trump Is the Single Greatest Factor Uniting the 'Alt-Right' on Twitter

The Trump presidency united far-right extremists and led to a proliferation of Twitter users who self-identify as “alt-right,” according to a new study.
Caroline Haskins
10.17.18
Social Media

YouTube Regularly Leaves Islamic State Videos Up for Days, Weeks

According to a Motherboard analysis of over 150 videos shared in pro-Islamic State groups, while YouTube is quick to remove offending clips in some cases, the social network is still making serious errors in policing extremist content.
Joseph Cox
6.19.17
Google

How a British Think Tank Targets Google Results to Counter ISIS Propaganda

If you're a British Muslim who's googled "how to get to Syria," you may have seen their work.
Nicole Kobie
6.2.15
Internet

The EU Says Protecting Free Speech Means Deleting Things from the Internet

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the EU has mixed ideas on freedom of expression.
Victoria Turk
1.12.15
Motherboard Blog

Why People At Far Ends of the Political Spectrum Are Smug Douchebags

Why aren’t moderates so sure everyone else is wrong?
Ben Richmond
10.7.13
Motherboard Blog

Can You Be Outed as a White Supremacist Through Twitter?

A new study from the UK suggests a way for law enforcement to identify the most virile purveyors of hate on the web.
Austin Considine
4.2.13