“The study demonstrates that speech that approves of the use of violence and dehumanizes others can be found on public, Finnish-language online platforms. It is most prevalent in far-right and anti-immigration online discussions yet also features in far-left discussions, albeit to a lesser degree. Online speech that pertains to the incel and school shooting subcultures is similarly an intermittent occurrence in the material studied. Finnish-language jihadist speech has, on the other hand, been increasingly rare on public online platforms after measures targeting such material were tightened.”


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