A Word Cloud Model based on Hate Speech in an Online Social Media Environment

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Valentina Ibrahim
Juhaid Abu Bakar
Nor Hazlyna Harun
Alaa Fareed Abdulateef

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Social media is known as detectors platform that are used to measure the activities of the users in the real world. However, the huge and unfiltered feed of messages posted on social media trigger social warnings, particularly when these messages contain hate speech towards specific individual or community. The negative effect of these messages on individuals or the society at large is of great concern to governments and non-governmental organizations. Word clouds provide a simple and efficient means of visually transferring the most common words from text documents. This research aims to develop a word cloud model based on hateful words on online social media environment such as Google News. Several steps are involved including data acquisition and pre-processing, feature extraction, model development, visualization and viewing of word cloud model result. The results present an image in a series of text describing the top words. This model can be considered as a simple way to exchange high-level information without overloading the user's details.

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Ibrahim V, Abu Bakar J, Harun NH, Abdulateef AF. A Word Cloud Model based on Hate Speech in an Online Social Media Environment. Baghdad Sci.J [Internet]. 2021Jun.20 [cited 2021Aug.3];18(2(Suppl.):0937. Available from: https://bsj.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/BSJ/article/view/6214
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