Derek Black was a racist and a bigot. And then, he started attending Shabbat dinners.
(RNS) 'The spike in hate we've seen online this election season is extremely troubling and unlike anything we have seen in modern politics,' said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.
(RNS) Muslim women have created a vibrant space for themselves online. But increasingly, many groups — from Islamophobes to conservative Muslims to feminists — are using social media’s lack of accountability to attack them.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Anonymous hacker collective has launched a campaign to add rainbow flags and gay pride slogans to Islamic State Twitter accounts in response to the Orlando gay dance club attack.
The ministry blocks dissenters and ignores journalists who might ask difficult questions. This is not engaging culture, but evading culture.
We now pick the emojis that go with our beliefs.
(RNS) There's a holier-than-thou Twitter smackdown underway between The Donald and a top Southern Baptist theologian.
The bombings once again call attention to a serious crisis: the radicalization of citizens outside the Middle East by extremist groups.
(RNS) How do we keep Muslim youth from the extremists? We need imams and scholars to teach Quranic critical thinking on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
(RNS) ISIS may be the first terrorist group to use the Internet to mobilize and recruit young people. Can taking down online accounts help win the war?
Iraq is trying to deal a blow to the group's potent propaganda machine which relies heavily on social media to inspire its followers to wage jihad.
(RNS) Future Army officers anonymously use social media to coax the vulnerable away from extremists.
SAN FRANCISCO — Obama administration officials are scheduled to meet with major tech executives to discuss terror organizations’ growing exploitation of the Internet for recruitment and planning, and how firms can help federal law enforcement.
The social media site has been faulted for failing to ban accounts that promote violence or make threats based on religion, race, ethnicity and six other categories.
An alleged terrorist stabbing in the London Metro provoked a defiant riposte from a bystander that has struck a chord in Britain: "You ain't no Muslim, bruv."