Racist online comments posted on local billboards
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While we’ve covered an app that filters offensive messages to or from users’s accounts, trolling on social media often occurs because online spaces provide a degree of detachment from the effects offensive words can have. Brazil-based Criola are addressing this issue with their ‘virtual racism, real consequences’ campaign. Founded in 1992, Criola is an organization working to defend black women rights. To carry out the campaign, they first identified racists comments posted on the social media. Then, they located the places where the comments were posted via geotags, and displayed blown-up images of the trolling in those neighborhoods through partnering…
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