I think one question always comes to mind when studying racism and bigotry in the US–who is it that’s being racist or a bigot? Because it seems that everyone seems to be complaining from being a victim of hatred, racism, and bigotry. so who exactly is doing the offending here?
One interesting interactive map which resulted from an en masse twitter data collection caught my eye and shed a little light on that question. It was conducted by the folks over at Humboldt University and it’s titled “Geography of Hate”.
They measured how often specific hateful keywords were used on twitter through twitter’s streaming [...]