How Online Hate Speech Spreads Around the Globe

U.S. News & World Report
August 28, 2019

In a world where hate speech travels online, incentivizing groups in various global communities, lawmakers and social media companies face an increasingly difficult task of tracking the activity.

The United States lags behind other countries in establishing effective policies against online abuse on social media, while nations like France are asking social media companies to commit to a hate-free internet. The answer to effective policymaking in this sphere, however, may lie in understanding the way hate messages connect with one another around the Globe, new research shows.

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