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After Obama win, Utah 4th highest for racist tweets

Published November 17, 2012

After Obama win, Utah 4th highest for racist tweets by Thomas Burr And Matt Canham The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 17, 2012 01:01AM MDT Washington • In the crush of social media traffic following President Barack Obama’s re-election, there were some incredibly racist comments floating out in cyberspace. Most are unprintable in a family newspaper but suffice to say some used the n-word while others argued “it’s called the White House for a reason.” And apparently Utah was a hotbed for a share of the verbal sewage. A group of geography academics called Floating Sheep charted the location data embedded in tweets sent about Obama’s ... Copyright 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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