East Ayrshire is UK's worst for homophobic, sexist and racist tweets
The UK's worst area for homophobic, sexist and racist tweets is East Ayrshire, a study has claimed.
Twitter users in East Ayrshire and Midlothian posted more racists comments than anywhere else in the UK.
Dundee topped the table for homophobic tweets, a ranking it shared with Denbighshire, Wales.
Social intelligence company Brandwatch and anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label analysed 19 million tweets from the UK and the US over four years.
Over four years, researchers looked at speech across topics including racial intolerance, misogyny, masculinity construct and homophobia.
Each topic as... read more
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