Online hate thrives globally through interconnected clusters, study shows logo
August 22, 2019

Researchers at George Washington University (GW) have developed a mapping model that is the first of its kind to track how hate clusters thrive online.

The study revealed that self-organized clusters interconnect to form resilient networks that are spread out across multiple social media platforms, countries, and languages,

Social media has made it fast and easy for like minded people to connect. Recently, groups that share a common interest in spreading hate and extremist ideas have been linked to a sudden rise in crimes on a global scale. 

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