According to a new report on digital hate speech, terrorists and racists are turning to online social networks and depending less on traditional web sites to recruit impressionable followers, the New York Times reports. The report, by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, found a 20 percent increase in the number of hate and terrorist-abetting web sites, social network pages, chat forums, and micro-bloggers over the past year, to a total of 11,500. “The real growth is where it is for everyone: in social networks,” said Rabbi Abraham Cooper, an associate dean at the center, which is a Jewish...

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