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Analyzing the Targets of Hate in Online Social Media

@article{Silva2016AnalyzingTT,
  title={Analyzing the Targets of Hate in Online Social Media},
  author={Leandro Ara{\'u}jo Silva and Mainack Mondal and Denzil Correa and Fabr{\'i}cio Benevenuto and Ingmar Weber},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1603.07709}
}
Social media systems allow Internet users a congenial platform to freely express their thoughts and opinions. [] Key Method To do that, we gather traces from two social media systems: Whisper and Twitter. We then develop and validate a methodology to identify hate speech on both these systems. Our results identify online hate speech forms and offer a broader understanding of the phenomenon, providing directions for prevention and detection approaches.

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