How Social Media — Aided by Bots — Amplifies Islamophobia Online

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Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, stereotypes that associate Muslims with terrorism go far beyond depictions in newspapers and television. Recent research raises the alarm about rampant Islamophobia in digital spaces, particularly far-right groups’ use of disinformation and other manipulation tactics to vilify Muslims and their faith.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 9 Sept 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Social Media
  • Islamophobia
  • Bots
  • Sock Puppets
  • Internet
  • Terrorism
  • White Nationalism
  • Racism


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