Hate Speech Map Proves People are Haters

Some students from Humboldt State University in California have created a hate map of the U.S. by compiling all of the geo-located hate speech tweets from Twitter. You can look at it here. The students apparently checked the tweets to make sure they were actually hateful (and not just misconstrued uses of words that may seem like hate speech but aren’t—e.g., “I hate crackers” or “This British guy asked me if I wanted to smoke a faggot,” etc.) The map clearly shows that pretty much the Read more […]