Disquieted by Online Hate: Negative Experiences of Finnish Adolescents and Young Adults

@article{Savimki2018DisquietedBO,
  title={Disquieted by Online Hate: Negative Experiences of Finnish Adolescents and Young Adults},
  author={Tuukka Savim{\"a}ki and Markus Kaakinen and Pekka R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Atte Oksanen},
  journal={European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-15}
}
Online hate is becoming a growing public concern, but so far, the phenomenon has not been studied from the perspective of fear of crime. This study examined why some people are disquieted more by hateful online content than others. The data consist of Finnish participants (n = 1726) between 15 and 30 years old. The main analysis focused on participants who had seen online hate content during the past 3 months. The feeling of being disturbed by this type of material is, in this article… CONTINUE READING

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