Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 22:45

cyberhate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ hate

NounEdit

cyberhate (uncountable)

  1. Hatred expressed by means of computer networks.
    • 2004, Deanna D. Sellnow, Confident public speaking (page 23)
      In short, although the temptation is great to look to legislation and regulation as a remedy to cyberhate, our commitment to free speech must always take precedent over our fears.
    • 2008, Elly Konijn, Mediated interpersonal communication (page 204)
      One such example is the phenomenon of cyberhate. Cyberhate is a unique phenomenon because it does not necessarily involve negative one-to-one communication.
    • 2011, Zachary Birchmeier, Beth Dietz-Uhler, Garold Stasser, Strategic Uses of Social Technology (page 151)
      We have termed this the anonymous cyberhate view of the internet, or the idea that the internet provides a haven for racists who, using the cover of anonymity, engage in inflammatory and aggressive attacks on other groups []