Founding CEO of the Center for Countering Digital Hate
Countering digital hate
Imran joins us to discuss the social and psychological dynamics of social media, as well as what goes wrong in those spaces, such as trolling, identity-based hate, misinformation, conspiracy theories, modern extremism, and fake news.
Imran is the founding CEO of the Center for Countering Digital Hate. He is a recognized authority on the social dynamics of social media and regularly features in the international media as an expert voice and advises politicians in the US, UK, EU, and elsewhere on policy and legislation.
He was raised in Manchester, England, and holds an MA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge. He lives in Washington DC.