The Online Hate Index
ADL’s Center for Technology and Society collaborated with the University of California at Berkeley’s D-Lab to develop the Online Hate Index. The algorithm has begun to learn the difference between hate speech and non-hate speech. In the project’s initial findings, the learning model identified hate speech reliably between 78 percent and 85 percent of the time.
White Supremacist Propaganda Surges on Campus
The fall semester of 2017 saw more than three times the number of white supremacist propaganda incidents — fliers, stickers, banners, posters — compared to the fall semester of 2016. Such propaganda may promote a white supremacist group, or trumpet the urgent need to “save the white race.” Frequently, it attacks minority groups, including Jews, Blacks, Muslims, non-white immigrants, and the LGBT community.