The Threat of Extremist Groups Misusing Digital and Social Media Platforms

    TRENDS Research & Advisory is conducting an opinion poll measuring its respondents’ views on the dangers of extremist groups misusing digital platforms and electronic applications. The poll explores the Arab and international opinion trends related to this misuse, its implications on the security and stability of societies, and how to deal with it decisively.

    All responses are anonymous and confidential.

    General Details:

    1. Gender

    2. Age Group

    3. Qualification

    4. Region

    Questions

    1. Do you use digital platforms and social media in your daily life?

    2. Which applications do you use the most? (You can choose more than one answer)


    3. Do you follow issues of public concern on social media and electronic applications?

    4. To what extent are young people influenced by the ideas shared on digital platforms and electronic applications?

    5. To what extent religious extremist groups (such as ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Muslim Brotherhood, and Boko Haram) misuse social media platforms to disseminate their ideas and ideologies?

    6. To what degree do far-right forces worldwide misuse digital platforms and electronic applications?

    7. What are the dangers of extremist groups’ misuse of digital and social media platforms? (You can choose more than one answer)?


    8. What is the extent of danger emanating from extremist groups’ misuse of digital platforms and electronic applications?

    9. What are the best measures to combat digital extremism? (You can choose more than one answer)?


    10. How can the international community tackle digital extremism? (You can choose more than one answer)?