Number of Posts on Telegram, 30 Days Before and 30 Days After Europol's Interventions, 2018-2020

Source: Amarasingam, Amarnath, Shiraz Maher, Charlie Winter. How Telegram Disruption Impacts Jihadist Platform Migration (London: Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), 2021)
Topic: Incitement to Terrorism
Reference year: 2018-2020
Geographical area: Global
Method: Data collection
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The chart shows the evolution of the number of organic and forwarded posts on Telegram platform, after the two interventions of Europol in October 2018 and November 2019. The results of study shows that the 2019 intervention had a profound impact on the number of posts on Telegram compared to the 2018 intervention. While the 2018 intervention showed only 15% decline in organic posts and 9.7% decline in forwarded ones, the 2019 one resulted in 95.5% decline in organic posts and 95% decline in forwarded ones.