The article discusses the historical aspects of creating a global Internet. The number of websites of organizations or individuals on the Internet today has exceeded 600 billion. Particular attention is drawn to the fact that the Internet has become a global social phenomenon as a result of economic globalization, and not the development of technology as a means of communication. All over the world, especially in countries with a high level of scientific and technological progress, it is easy to notice that peoples interests have shifted from real to virtual reality, which consists of countless threads of cyberspace. The article also shows that extremist activity on the Internet has the following characteristics: justification of terrorism or terrorist activity; incitement to social, racial, national or religious instability; propaganda of racial, national or religious extremism; violation of rights based on race, nationality or religion. It is these dangers that should be excluded from the global network through the introduction of strict legislative measures of the state.
Keywords: YouTube, mass media, propaganda, hacker, extremist, cyberspace, internet, messenger, Facebook, Muslim.
Nuriymon Abulhasan "Social Danger of Social Networks" Journal «Bulletin Social-Economic and Humanitarian Research», Volume 7, Number 9, (July 2020) P. 43 - 52. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3831467