Median Number of Followers, After Accounts’ Suspension of English-Language pro-Islamic State Sympathizers, 2016-2017
Source: Alexander, Audrey. DIGITAL DECAY? Tracing Change Over Time Among English-Language Islamic State Sympathizers on Twitter (Washington: Programme on Extremism, The George Washington University, 2017)
Topic: Incitement to Terrorism
Reference year: 2016-2017
Geographical area: Global
Method: Data collection
Link to original document: extremism.gwu.edu
The chart shows the median number of followers of Twitter accounts of English-language of Islamic State sympathizers, after accounts' suspension by the platform. The results of study shows that the account’s suspension impacts the efforts to rebuild a robust followership for the English-language pro-Islamic State sympatizers after suspension.