I wrote this thread as I reacted to the key takeaways from this new paper in Nature, where the authors seem to quite earnestly believe they are the first scholars to ever study hate online.
Sadly, online hate movements are as old as the internet. https://twitter.com/bostonjoan/status/1164542554886553601
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