Grounds of Hatred Reported by Social Media Platforms (2019)
Source: European Commission. Fifth Evaluation on the Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online (Brussels: European Commission, 2020)
Topic: Hate Speech
Reference year: 2020
Geographical area: European Union
Link to original document: ec.europa.eu
The chart shows the grounds of hatred reported for reviewed posts, based on data reported by social media platforms participating in the European Commission's Code of conduct. Sexual orientation and xenophobia were the most common grounds for hatred, while religion, race and national origin were the least common grounds for hatred.