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Vidhya Ramalingam @vidhya_ra London, England

On anti-minority violence & terrorism. Particular interest in the far right. Founder @MoonshotCVE. Our mission is to disrupt & ultimately end violent extremism.

1,415 Following   3,426 Followers   2,800 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/13/11


I'd like to take a second to explain my civil liberties concerns w/@BaconTribe's piece in @vicenews Let's say the… https://t.co/otsliV8ZWu
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamDeeply misinformed piece which, at worst, reeks of disinformation. As lead researcher on the Georgia State Universi… https://t.co/2JfD7HpLFr
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamHi @beacontribe, I'm concerned about your article in @VICE. Not only is it completely factually inaccurate in how i… https://t.co/2PgBs1ycWt
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10/18
2019
@Ryan_B_Greer @tedxlondon Thank you @Ryan_B_Greer! https://t.co/UogvpPCMufWhen part of your job is to follow various radical right channels, you get a front row seat to them gloating about… https://t.co/ZBtFPaDqTK
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10/9
2019
An observational thread about Reddit’s recent change to their community guidelines and the banning of r/braincels -… https://t.co/loXLEsF3lB
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10/4
2019
#ShowingUp to fight #extremism. Our next speaker @vidhya_ra led the European Union’s first inter-governmental initi… https://t.co/TlYP7PuPbv
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @morrison_jf @RossFrenett @MoonshotCVE This is the best day of my life. Thank you @morrison_jf for confirming what… https://t.co/lrAlG8J7wV
10/1
2019
5/5 Clint @selectedwisdom also used one of our most recent visualizations to illustrate his point about organizatio… https://t.co/mGFjMmBdas
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam1/5 Yesterday Clint Watts (@selectedwisdom) testified during the Senate Homeland Security committee hearing on coun… https://t.co/IMtYe3QkYV
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9/26
2019
A welcome shift - which I hope will come not only with intention, but with resourcing and action #cvehttps://t.co/vc6JilDpVJ“White supremacist extremism is abhorrent and... has no place in America” - Acting DHS Sec @DHSMcAleenan, noting a… https://t.co/nL05JyleMX
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9/20
2019
American white supremacists are increasingly interacting with their foreign counterparts. Check out @ADL's new repo… https://t.co/WEqTTZKuYh
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9/19
2019
*Really* excited to do some evaluations of @facebook's work here! Critical that efforts like this are evidence-base… https://t.co/1DFHyZ8jQx @HanifQadir @RossFrenett Thank you Hanif!
9/17
2019
We're proud to have been accredited as a London Living Wage Employer! We *never* use unpaid interns and are proud… https://t.co/MFfmSUZnOw
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9/16
2019
Members of #incel communities are known for misogyny online. Some have committed terrorist attacks offline. But in… https://t.co/WGJGd4A3G5
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9/13
2019
My latest with @MoonshotCVE on the ethics of engaging formers in online P/CVE work @preventviolence https://t.co/BhKmHNzikk
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamWhat are the ethical risks and benefits of involving former extremists in #CVE? And when does the ‘former’ label en… https://t.co/GYiO16zLHR
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9/10
2019
Today we turn four! We started with just two people, and now have a team of almost forty of the most dedicated, in… https://t.co/g5LPltCBOo
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9/4
2019
We were looking for data on the #GenderPayGap for organizations our size, and could find precious little data. So… https://t.co/WgUxK4fZJA
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8/30
2019
Very proud that our team @MoonshotCVE has committed to publishing info on our #GenderPayGap regularly! We hope this… https://t.co/b3ydyxC9Ns
8/29
2019
El Paso Was The Latest Target Of A Deadly, Global White Supremacist Movement. By @nickrobinsearly with comment fr… https://t.co/aAVEbv1ZKZ
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8/6
2019
Every serious terrorism expert agrees on the threat posed by homegrown far-right terrorists. How many more people n… https://t.co/C7X1cFg3Hb
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @vidhya_ra @MoonshotCVE Here's my @nzlistener interview with two experts on countering violent extremism, online an… https://t.co/33x1yZfkmT
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8/5
2019
@ChuckHasselhoff @intelwire All that said, if any member of the public chooses to seek it out & read it, they are w… https://t.co/1KDO4ifJEF @ChuckHasselhoff Evidence that public manifestos inspire attacks: This particular manifesto cites the Christchurch… https://t.co/ADztaUB3Li @ChuckHasselhoff Hey there, I'm not sharing it publicly - some reasons why: 1) Not all of my followers have consent… https://t.co/ZafpDujt2t @swcrisis Hi Jack, I have read the document & do know it glorifies terrorism. However, I'm not sharing it publicly,… https://t.co/NvYJ8PAKUUAfter #ElPaso 5) we’d be creating countering violent extremism (CVE) contact teams & online interventions, providin… https://t.co/8zvmeDMm75
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamAfter #ElPaso 4) we’d expect legislation regarding domestic terrorism designation white supremacy, emergency budget… https://t.co/5RABuyWia1
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8/4
2019
Whether or not the manifesto currently being circulated belonged to the #ElPaso Paso shooter, I encourage the #CVEhttps://t.co/SshV8Uqa5S
8/3
2019
@MoonshotCVE @RossFrenett Important to add - that doesn't mean you ever cross your own red lines (ethical, etc)! CV… https://t.co/Pcy1IFLzC4 @MoonshotCVE @RossFrenett A11: Working w/other sectors e.g. tech/business on CVE critical, but you've got to be wil… https://t.co/TXxaAg5OTT
7/30
2019
As I fly to Oslo to commemorate lives lost 8 yrs ago in Norway together w @bjornih, this article by @The_RickMc fee… https://t.co/UTxSZtY7DcCheck out @MoonshotCVE featured in @guardiannews this weekend on how we're testing counter-extremism methodologies… https://t.co/ETh79YI7Di
7/22
2019
Look, I'm just being racist for the sake of the Jews, can't you people understand that? https://t.co/DNaBnoWg0v
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam1/6 Hello CVE world! On Friday 19th we will be hosting the first of a series of #TwitterChats digging into the… https://t.co/mhmynT4hnu
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamThis'll be an awesome job working with someone I hugely respect, @j_p_eggert - please share widely!! https://t.co/esSPS0PHZM
7/17
2019
Big moment as @Safety_Canada moves to add violent far right groups Combat 18 and Blood & Honour to list of banned t… https://t.co/a73sUAzEw7Huge congrats to @camillefrancois!! This profile on her work to identify coordinated disinformation efforts is well… https://t.co/q7mdlxeRaIThe exploitation of social media by Myanmar's monks by @tbarrosbailey and @franz_j_berger of @MoonshotCVE. Fascinat… https://t.co/xEElRe1MSt
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6/26
2019
📢More hiring news: We're looking for an Executive Assistant to our founders, @vidhya_ra and @rossfrenett. Comfort… https://t.co/MMcEGaaMUl
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamIf you or anybody you know: ✅ Is fluent in Albanian and English ✅ Has knowledge of the Western Balkans ✅ And exper… https://t.co/1Lxfyr3O7s
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamSo excited for all of the interesting presentations and discussions already underway at #TASMConf. Join us at 14:00… https://t.co/JN8zx05IXT
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6/25
2019
Today we're announcing our new partnership with @ADL and @Gen_Next to ensure anyone searching for white nationalist… https://t.co/60wTKkV8uY
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamWe need to combat white supremacist & jihadist behavior online. We've partnered w/@MoonshotCVE & Gen Next Foundatio… https://t.co/o02V3PeBSr
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamExcited to launch our new collaboration w/ @MoonshotCVE and @GN_Foundation to promote positive alternatives to extr… https://t.co/rjbe4PG9mK
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamWe are proud to announce we have partnered with @MoonshotCVE and the Gen Next Foundation on the Redirect Method, a… https://t.co/X5TGX54uUg
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6/24
2019
Thanks to all those who attended at and contributed to our #STR2019 roundtable on terrorism research and online dat… https://t.co/VVmsm2B5fa
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamReally looking forward to the roundtable on online data at #STR2019 sponsored by @VOX_Pol @SocTerRes @CrexUiO with… https://t.co/GV2k0x2AY4
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam#AshinWirathu is certainly currently focussed on raising his profile and recruiting more supporters in Myanmar. One… https://t.co/p1kTbUcDR9
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamGood morning #Oslo! We’re at #STR2019; if you’re also attending, please join us for this morning’s @VOX_Pol-sponsor… https://t.co/KSiZE83v6k
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamWe’re delighted to be in #Oslo for #STR2019. If you’re also attending, please join us for tomorrow’s @VOX_Pol-spons… https://t.co/hFyMh4Mf95
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6/21
2019
Our very own @franz_j_berger @ CyFy Africa 2019: "Lets not just talk about content removal. Lets also talk about ho… https://t.co/szyXHAMYFj
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6/17
2019
Micah Clark from @MoonshotCVE says our solution to tackling online extremism can't just be technical - if we take t… https://t.co/ve51ncLOfO
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @morrison_jf @RossFrenett @MoonshotCVE I'll accept no less than lifesized, Ross!
5/30
2019
@haroro_ingram @CraigAWhiteside Elsewhere in this month's CTC Sentinel: great analysis on #SriLanka from… https://t.co/ffYBCLgUJi
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamAmong pretty stellar company in the May/June issue of @CTCWP Sentinel....great reads by @AmarAmarasingam,… https://t.co/uR7y0ZRJS0 @bjgalloway1717 @MoonshotCVE Thanks for sharing Brad! @AmarAmarasingam @CruickshankPaul @MoonshotCVE Thanks for sharing Amar, and right back at you - great piece in there yourself 👌🏾 @intelwire @CTCWP @AmarAmarasingam @haroro_ingram @CraigAWhiteside @charliewinter @BrianMJenkins @MitchSilber Thank… https://t.co/jBPUwTE6HXQuite an all-star issue of @CTCWP Sentinal, including @AmarAmarasingam on Sri Lanka attacks, @haroro_ingramhttps://t.co/3ZyzTZLRw0
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamA View from the CT Foxhole: Vidhya Ramalingam (@vidhya_ra), Co-Founder, Moonshot CVE (@MoonshotCVE). Interviewed by… https://t.co/C8xXkZcwaN
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5/29
2019
This weekend our team @MoonshotCVE released new data on engagement w/violent gang-related content online across UK.… https://t.co/wC9aTBG5e5The report contains 3 recommendations; 3rd is that we - gov, police and civil society - use technology to reach ind… https://t.co/lDRBSZuwkc
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamPage 6 of the report maps our search data against 6 murders that occurred across 5 UK regions in May. We saw a stea… https://t.co/Z0Jn7vKPLN
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5/27
2019
We have a new report out today on ‘Serious Violence and Harmful Online Content’. BBC article:… https://t.co/6qTM66Xz5V
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5/26
2019
@M_H_Becker @MoonshotCVE Glad to hear it! Happy to chat about it any timeThere's a lot of useful international analysis of violent extremism published post-#Christchurch – but it isn't get… https://t.co/4rt7CLARWy
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5/23
2019
.@MoonshotCVE found people looking to join or engage with violent far-right organizations were more than twice as l… https://t.co/FS5rXX1Iw4
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamIf we can't remove every piece of content, how will we defeat white nationalist terrrorism? Read this piece by… https://t.co/uvtYhBSuSA
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @MitchSilber @GIRD_S @dvdjhnhll @nzlistener @MoonshotCVE I know just the folks: @lifeafterhate offers specialized s… https://t.co/mG0uYgpsDKOut a bit earlier than planned is ⁦@morrison_jf⁩ interview with ⁦@vidhya_ra⁩ of ⁦@MoonshotCVE⁩. This episode focuse… https://t.co/wA7XfSDB4O
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamGreat to see .@dvdjhnhll's meticulously researched .@nzlistener piece online: "#Counterterrorism experts on why we… https://t.co/KpBL7pGhlQ
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @morrison_jf @RossFrenett @Terror_podcast @MoonshotCVE @HugoRosemont My kind of bet! @RossFrenett you're on......I feel good about this....
5/22
2019
The #ChristchurchCall notes "the important role of civil society" in countering violent extremism (CVE). But what m… https://t.co/iOGgZz6yWF
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5/21
2019
When will @idriselba finally notice the brilliant @seyiakiwowo? Maybe never. Unfortunately death threats did find h… https://t.co/H9jHEnWxCF
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5/17
2019
Ireland is home to the platforms at the forefront of the fight against extremism, and many of the world's leading t… https://t.co/vmoX4MUF4g
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamGreat to see Ireland participating in the #ChristchurchCall, taking a leading role as befits a potential #UNSC Memb… https://t.co/tdBzTHOxBa
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5/16
2019
@mcaleer Likewise @mcaleer!!Great to be here in Paris discussing the #ChristchurchCall with PM Jacinda Ardern and other civil society leaders.… https://t.co/R4dc7kImns
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5/14
2019
@AdamTomasek @TCS_UKI @MoonshotCVE Right back at you @AdamTomasek!!Feds now investigating 850 possible domestic terrorists across United States, the head of the FBI's counterterroris… https://t.co/SuCrq9o6JD
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5/9
2019
Mass personalisation promises to change our future, but what consequences could this have? @sineadmacmanus,… https://t.co/6IO882hluH
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamLast week our Founder @vidhya_ra testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the threat posed by white… https://t.co/00rtggyiC9
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5/8
2019
"We... need new technology to fight [white nationalism, such as to] automate identity verification, geo-location, r… https://t.co/0vyAUljNfV
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @Ryan_B_Greer This has made my whole year.
5/1
2019
The data was covered in today's @IrishTimes by @ConorGallaghe_r, check out the full article here --> https://t.co/H09hrSRZUI (2/3)
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamIn the aftermath of #LyraMcKee's murder there's been renewed focus on Violent Dissident Republican (VDR) groups & t… https://t.co/zWrNX9cx8U
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4/25
2019
@ThisIsPasha @ThisIsPasha This may not be what you're looking for, but we develop tech to do personalised social wo… https://t.co/ZygvpCha0W
4/20
2019
The latest Cheltenham Festivals Podcast has been released 🙌 It's a cracker and the first taken from #cheltscifest!… https://t.co/JXB2QxyHBC
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4/19
2019
Know a great Office Manager who wants a new challenge?? We need someone organized and creative to join our team in… https://t.co/TTfY0TdHZcThe day after the #NewZealandTerroristAttack, we started tracking white nationalism online in NZ, and set up campai… https://t.co/ngU58FnwYL
4/17
2019
We are looking for Burmese-speaking consultants to advise on our work in Myanmar!! If you're passionate about tackl… https://t.co/VF2oYN3wm4Looking for a Myanmar expert to support some of my work! Apply through the @MoonshotCVE website or send any questio… https://t.co/PvLxkVobk0
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3/25
2019
What are the ethical responsibilities for researchers examining extremist spaces online? #CRVEventSerieshttps://t.co/zZbJg5ot9h
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamDo extremists have a right to privacy online? #CRVEventSeries #CVEDataEthics https://t.co/OVeYc2zTWe
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamHow do ethical challenges change cross-culturally, where norms, values and taboos might be different?… https://t.co/lBKSSS2icW
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3/24
2019
We're excited to partner with @Safety_Canada to host a #CVEDataEthics workshop on March 26th! Technologists, ethic… https://t.co/gUbGfVF46Q
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3/22
2019

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