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Moral outrage in the digital age

Moral outrage is an ancient emotion that is now widespread on digital media and online social networks. How might these new technologies change the expression of moral outrage and its social consequences?

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Fig. 1: How digital media might transform moral outrage.
Fig. 2: Exposure to immoral acts and resulting moral outrage, online versus offline.

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Crockett, M.J. Moral outrage in the digital age. Nat Hum Behav 1, 769–771 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0213-3

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