The team began by collecting 12 Twitter accounts owned by prominent self-identified white supremacists with a combined total of 3,542 Twitter followers.
OMG!!!! They’re taking over America!!
(All by my own little self, I have 11,000+ followers.)
And how many of the followers counted in this “study” follow more than one of these accounts?
(See the SPLC’s “liberal math”, here.)
It might sound obvious, but that’s good news.
“In short, the vast majority of people taking part in extremist talk online are unimportant,” the authors write in the report.
So WHY ARE YOU DOING STUPID STUDIES LIKE THIS??