WBUR: Extremists exploit gaming networks and social media to recruit and radicalize

WBUR: Extremists exploit gaming networks and social media to recruit and radicalize. “Alex Newhouse, deputy director at the Middlebury Institute Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism, points out that the violence is not linked to the games themselves…. The problem, he says, is that the last two decades made it clear that games are social networks, not just content. With video games and the internet come platforms built to facilitate social interaction and relationships.”

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