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Hate speech is still easy to find on social media

Shortly after the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, I noticed that the word "Jews" was trending on Twitter. As a social media researcher and educator, I became concerned that the violence would spread online, as it has in ...

dateNov 01, 2018 in Internet
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Twitter surges on profit, revenue growth

Twitter shares flew higher Thursday after the social network reported a record quarterly profit that helped investors look past a drop in the number of users due to the weeding out of fake and abusive accounts.

dateOct 25, 2018 in Business
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