Hate Speech On Twitter Predicts Actual Hate Crimes, Study Finds

=> This is not surprising. Will be interesting to follow this and see how law enforcement and governmental agencies start (or continue) using social media as a way to fight crime and/or exert more control over their populations.



Hate Speech On Twitter Predicts Actual Hate Crimes, Study Finds:

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NEW YORK — Can hate speech online lead to real-life violence? Censorship in social media is a hotly contested topic these days, but a new study out of New York University may be able to shed some light on the real-life consequences of online racism. Researchers say that online hate speech on the popular social media…

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