Accepted posters for the ICT4D Non-Conference

Naganna Chetty and Sreejith Alathur


This research addresses issues around online hate content. It aims to (a) understand the nature and forms of digital hate content in the Indian context, (b) understand the influence of digital hate content in online safety,  (c) policies and regulations addressing digital hate content, and (d) suggest recommendations for improving digital hate content regulation in India.

Key findings and ideas:

Opinions and attitudes towards gender, religion, racism and disability are the main influencers of online hate content. Online hate content is generated more by people who have experienced hatred, having attitude, lack of religious knowledge, stance of superiority, ethnic unfamiliarity, fright of health, ignorance, extremist behaviour, communal nature, watching stereotypes, differentiating skin colour and observing terrorist incidents.

For further information contact: nsc(dot)chetty(at)gmail(dot)com