Justin Cheng on Trolling

Premiere DateApr 3, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 Part 1 - Justin Cheng
03:45 Part 2 - Following the Crowd
05:56 Part 3 - Why Trolling Comes So Easily
10:18 Outro
10:56 Sloop Bright Brown
15:22 Finish

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Today on the Daily Beat, Monday, April 3, 2017: Stanford University computer science researcher Justin Cheng joins the show to talk about his recently published paper exploring the ease with which people can become trolls online.

The paper, “Anyone Can Become A Troll: Causes of Trolling Behavior in Online Discussions,” won the best paper award at the 20th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.

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