Bill Ottman and Jesse Morton

Bill Ottman and Jesse Morton

Bill Ottman is CEO and co-founder of Minds. Jesse Morton (1978-2021), a former jihadi propagandist, was co-founder of Parallel Networks, an organization that aims to to prevent violent extremism.

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

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

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

Bill Ottman and Jesse Morton
Bill Ottman and Jesse Morton
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