Online hate speech intimidates its victims and stifles public discourse. That’s why ADL is so focused on combating cyber-hate. Accurately identifying hateful content from amongst the billions of messages posted each day is a daunting challenge. ADL's CTS and University of California, Berkeley’s D-Lab launched the Online Hate Index (OHI) in 2017 to take on this challenge.
The OHI combines artificial intelligence and machine learning with social science to uncover and identify trends and patterns in hate speech. By teaching machines to recognize hate, the OHI offers the promise of making online communities more respectful and inclusive.
Read more about this year's Online Hate Index report.