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Wed, May 5, 2021

FAST THINKING: Trump’s post-Facebook future

Facebook's Oversight Board ruled Wednesday that former US President Donald Trump will remain banned from the platform for encouraging the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. And what consequences is it likely to have on online radicalization and the use and abuse of social media around the world?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

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Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Atlantic Council’s DFRLab publishes new report in Just Security: #StopTheSteal: A timeline of social media and extremist activities leading up to 1/6 insurrection

In-depth investigation offers the most comprehensive timeline for #StopTheSteal to date.

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Thu, Jan 7, 2021

FAST THINKING: How the Capitol riot was coordinated online

The team at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab has conducted exhaustive research into how the event happened, combing through social media and other networks frequented by the far right. Let’s break down what they found.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

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Jared Holt is a resident fellow at Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), based in Washington, DC. Prior to joining DFRLab, Jared worked as an investigative reporter at Right Wing Watch, where he covered right-wing extremist movements in the United States. His work has been published in outlets including the Washington Post, HuffPost, Columbia Journalism Review.

Jared graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2015. He currently lives in Washington D.C.