On Twitter, women are more misogynistic than men

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LONDON – When it comes to misogyny on Twitter, we’re all in this together. A new study has found that misognyistic tweets were written by women 52 percent of the time and men 48 percent. 

The study – conducted by social intelligence company Brandwatch on behalf of anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label – used both automated and manual data analysis tools to analyse almost 19 million public tweets to explore the current climate of misogyny and masculinity on social media.

As part of the study, researchers analysed the language around 4 million tweets and found that women were more likely than men to use pejorative, misogynistic language. Read more…

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