Skip to comments.Hate heat map shows where racist, homophobic tweets come from
Posted on 05/14/2013 6:33:07 AM PDT by pabianice
Ever wondered where those hateful, discriminatory tweets on Twitter were coming from?
A group of researchers from the Floating Sheep project who also mapped racist tweets surrounding President Barack Obama's re-election have geotagged racist, homophobic and ableist (directed at disabled people) tweets in the United States and plotted them on an interactive map.
Students at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., looked up all the geotagged tweets in North America between June 2012 and April 2013, manually reading and coding the sentiment of each tweet to determine if the given word was used in a positive, negative or neutral way in a project called the "Geography of Hate."
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She the map at link. Short version: "hate" is concentrated away from the uber-liberal coasts.
This map proves it. “Hate” tweets are originating from parts of the country that have people in them.
LOL, my first impression.
The red parts are what is interesting
Put me down as a TRUE hater of Communism.
Yeah, it will be a new category for the map-making Libs at Humboldt State, but there still are a few of out here in Flyover Country who HATE Communism - - - .
The MIssissippi and Ohio valleys! Oh, my goodness ~ they got most of the peeps!
As with all thses studies, “fate” and “bigotry” is defined from the Leftist perspective where whites, heterosexuals, and Christians are predtermined to be hateful while all others are victimns.
Form the article: “Of the geotagged tweets containing hateful slurs, 150,000 of them were determined to have negative connotations. They discovered 41,306 tweets containing the word “nigger” and 95,123 tweets referenced “homo,” among other terms.”
So that’s 150K negative, hateful slurs, and 136K involve “nigger” or “homo”. That leaves only the possibility of 14K anti-white or anti-Christian Tweets, but we all know that researchers would find a lot more than that if this was an honest, non-agenda driven study.
Well, you know. It all really boils down to what these so-called ‘researchers’ define as ‘hate’, doesn’t it?
Surprisingly the highest concentration of Abelist tweeting occurred in Cripple Creek Colorado where 1 in 10 tweets included the word cripple.
As with most things, the Left wants confusion, here, mixing hate of sin with hate of the sinner. It's about time we shouted out the difference.
Lots of hate-tweeting by illegals crossing Texas border.
Lol! My home state of West Virginia is a solid red blob!
These students were doubtless graded on the number of hateful tweets they were able to count.
I wonder who paid for this exercise in stupidity? Could it have been the US taxpayer?
Humboldt State? Those people are so chronically stoned on marijuana they can’t even tie their shoes. Design a non biased study? Analyze data?
be sure as to which map you look at.......see post 16............
IS this the map the IRS samples their audits with?
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