The Crime Report: How ‘Echo Chambers of Hate’ on Social Media Fuel Right-Wing Violence

An examination of social media posts by two recent mass killers by the Anti-Defamation League suggests that a global shadow community of white supremacists goads its members into deadly hate crimes.

Social media platforms used by white extremists have become “echo chambers of hate” that are likely to inspire more violence similar to the recent anti-semitic and anti-muslim mass killings in New Zealand and Pittsburgh, according to a study by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released Tuesday.

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How ‘Echo Chambers of Hate’ on Social Media Fuel Right-Wing Violence