Tracking online hate speech that follows real-world events

A machine-learning analysis has revealed patterns in online hate speech that suggest complex—and sometimes counterintuitive—links between real-world events and different types of hate speech. Yonatan Lupu of George Washington ...

Online microaggressions strongly impact disabled users

In person, people with disabilities often experience microaggressions—comments or subtle insults based on stereotypes. New types of microaggressions play out online as well, according to new Cornell-led research.

Warnings may reduce hate speech on Twitter, new study finds

Warning Twitter users about potential adverse consequences of their use of hate speech can decrease their subsequent posting of hateful language for a week, finds a new study by New York University's Center for Social Media ...

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