Research

Inside insights from the ActiveFence research team covering some of the world's most complex challenges on the internet including violent extremism, disinformation, child safety, human trafficking, and other harms online.

Inside the US Capitol Riots

Promoted as outlets for “free speech,” alternative social networks have become a breeding ground for hate, often used in the coordination of violent activities, both on- and offline. This is the summary of an ActiveFence report that dives into the role of alternative social networks in the escalation of events that led to the US Capitol Riots on January 6, 2021.