A new study finds there are 10,000 potentially racist tweets per day sent out on Twitter. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

A new study finds there are 10,000 potentially racist tweets per day sent out on Twitter. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

Roughly every 9 seconds, someone sends out a potentially racist tweet.

A new study from the British think tank Demos offers the first in-depth look at racially-charged language on Twitter, finding some 10,000 tweets per day that use language that might be considered offensive.

But as it turns out, many of those tweets may not be derogatory.

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