• Safi Bello

A new project is trying to track hateful users’ activity on Twitter

The Verge --------- As Twitter, like other social media companies, continues to deal with extremism on its platform, a new project is pledging to monitor how hateful users are behaving. A newly released tool called the Exploring Online Hate dashboard is a joint project from the New America Foundation and the Anti-Defamation League, the latter of which is dedicated to tracking hate groups. The dashboard looks for trends in hateful activity through a sample of 1,000 Twitter accounts that the groups say show “hateful content directed against protected groups.” According to the project methodology, researchers selected 40 accounts that showed hateful conduct, and then algorithmically generated a larger dataset of related accounts. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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