We counter online hate and disinformation

The Center for Countering Digital Hate is a non-profit that counters hate and disinformation, by disrupting the online architecture enabling its rapid worldwide growth.

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Here are CCDH's latest trending areas of research, investigation, and advocacy.

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Anti-abortion 'fake clinics'

Our latest research has found 1 in 10 Google search results for abortion services in ‘Trigger Law’ states lead users to anti-abortion ‘fake clinics’. Tell Google to stop profiting from anti-abortion disinformation.

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Research

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Google Directs Users to Anti-Abortion ‘Fake Clinics’

1 in 10 abortion search results in “Trigger Law” states lead to anti-abortion fake clinics

Our latest research has found 1 in 10 Google search results for abortion services in ‘Trigger Law’ states lead users to anti-abortion ‘fake clinics’. These ‘fake clinics’ appear to offer independent advice on abortions but are actually run by organisations that oppose abortion, shame abortion care, or promote alternatives to abortion.

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Hidden Hate

How Instagram fails to act on 9 in 10 reports of misogyny in DMs

We conducted several case studies in partnership with women with large Instagram followings to reveal how Meta, in its continued negligence and disregard for the people using its platforms whilst churning record profits, has created an environment where abuse and harmful content is allowed to thrive. This denies those being abused the ability to freely express themselves online.

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The Disinformation Dozen

The Disinformation Dozen

Why platforms must act on twelve leading online anti-vaxxers

Just twelve anti-vaxxers are responsible for almost two-thirds of anti‑vaccine content circulating on social media platforms. This new analysis of content posted or shared to social media over 812,000 times between February and March uncovers how a tiny group of determined anti-vaxxers is responsible for a tidal wave of disinformation—and shows how platforms can fix it by enforcing their standards.

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