Recent study finds online comments surprisingly constructive

Recent study finds online comments surprisingly constructive

From: Redeye
0 0 9 months ago
Online news outlets have been struggling for years with how to deal
with online comments. They are often sexist, racist, and sometimes just irrelevant. But a recent research study from the SFU Discourse Processing Lab found that things might not be as bad as we think. Vasundhara Gautam looked at 1.5 million online comments at three publications. She is a computational linguist and she conducted the study with Dr. Maite Taboada. Vasundhara Gautam joins us in our studio.

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