ActiveFence Research

Resources for Trust & Safety and online security professionals

Policy Guide, Trust and Safety
Jul 21, 2021

ActiveFence Policy Series: Child Safety

In this first edition of the ActiveFence Policy Series, we take a look at the child safety policies of major tech companies and examine their core components.

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Violent Extremism
Jul 21, 2021

The Neo-Nazi Revolution

ActiveFence investigates how Neo-Nazis build up a new generation of engaged activists online.

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Child Safety, Violent Extremism
Jul 12, 2021

Dangerous Uploads

ActiveFence investigates how terrorists and child predators exploit file-sharing platforms to promote harmful ideologies.

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Child Safety, Violent Extremism
Jul 07, 2021

Compromised Play

ActiveFence investigates how video games and streaming services are exploited by bad actors to promote extremism, hate speech, and CSAM.

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Violent Extremism
Jun 21, 2021

Funding White Supremacy

ActiveFence investigates how extremist groups exploit online subscription and mobile payment platforms to fundraise.

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Violent Extremism
Jun 15, 2021

Homophobic Digital Raids

ActiveFence dives into the tactics used by Neo-Nazi & alt-right white supremacists to target the LGBTQ community on online platforms.

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Violent Extremism
Jun 08, 2021

Online Radicalization, Offline Violence

ActiveFence investigates how white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups exploit online platforms and fuel radicalization.

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Disinformation
Jan 21, 2021

Inside the US Capitol Riots

ActiveFence dives into the alternative social networks that contributed in the US Capitol Riots on January 6, 2021.

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Disinformation
Dec 22, 2020

COVID-19: Battling Virus & Disinformation

ActiveFence dives into the COVID-19 disinformation narratives being spread across social media.

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Child Safety
Dec 16, 2020

Tracking Escort Services Across Platforms

ActiveFence investigates online escort services to uncover the true services provided, and reveal their organizational behaviors.

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