Niklas Cypris Presents at the Digitale Woche
On September 9th, 2020, Niklas Cypris gave a workshop on current research on online hate speech as part of the Germany-wide festival Digitale Woche. Aim of the Digitale Woche, which is funded by (amongst others) the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, is digital empowerment of and by NGOs and civil initiatives which are active in German society.
At the workshop, Niklas Cypris presented current research on dispositional and social factors that are associated with hate speech expression and incivility online as well as with counterspeech against norm transgressions. Based on these findings, participants were subsequently instructed how to counter online hate.