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How Much Real-World Extremism Does Online Hate Actually Cause?

By Bill Ottman and Jesse Morton writing for Quillette


From the article,

While calls to censor hate speech and violent extremist content on social media platforms are common, there’s little evidence that online incitement leads to real-world radicalization. Ironically, such calls may actually galvanize extremists, who interpret hostile media coverage, commentary, and censorship policies as confirmation of their victimhood narratives and conspiratorial thinking.

Read the full article at Quillette