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From 4chan to Gab: Where hate speech is thriving online

Gab launched almost exactly a year ago with a definite ethos: Free speech at all cost.  That's proving to be an attractive proposition for far-right elements that are now flocking to the platform after being driven out of the internet's biggest shared spaces.  The Twitter-like service has received an influx of users—and money—in the past few weeks as internet companies have cracked down on hate speech following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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