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Incels on Reddit: A study in social norms and decentralised moderation

Rosalie Gillett, Nicolas Suzor
2022 First Monday  
In this paper, we examine four incel subreddits to understand how the dynamic tensions between Reddit's site-wide rules and the rules of particular incel subreddits play out in practice.  ...  This paper examines the challenges of combating misogyny and harmful social norms on the social networking and news site Reddit.  ...  “You can’t stay here: The efficacy of Reddit’s 2015 ban examined through hate speech,” Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction , volume 1, number CSCW, article number 31, pp. 1–22. doi: https  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v27i6.12575 fatcat:ahlyalduzba5zlp4oqldbgj3la

Hutukara ("The Part of the Sky from Which the Earth Was Born," in Yanomami)

Karim Aïnouz, Viviane Letayf
2019 Film quarterly  
Eshwar Chandrasekharan, Umashanthi Pavalanathan, Anir- udh Srinivasan, Adam Glynn, Jacob Eisenstein, and Eric Gil- bert, "You Can't Stay Here: The Efficacy Of Reddit's 2015 Ban Examined through Hate Speech  ...  expected discontinued using the site; those that stayed dramatically decreased their hate speech usage: by at least 80%." 8 This is just one example of how platforms are starting to regulate themselves  ...  , DEEP FOREST, WATERFALL, NOSEBLEED, ROBERTO CARLOS A manifesto for the present can exist only in ALL CAPS now that Brazil is in the grip of that man whose name I will not write here.  ... 
doi:10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.22 fatcat:vq76qn4fizh6tg4cvrlwm3tgq4

A Just and Comprehensive Strategy for Using NLP to Address Online Abuse

David Jurgens, Libby Hemphill, Eshwar Chandrasekharan
2019 Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
You can't stay here: The efficacy of reddit's 2015 ban examined through hate speech.  ...  Keith Allan. 2015. When is a slur not a slur? the use of nigger in 'pulp fiction '. Lang. Sci., 52:187-199. . 2017.  ...  Acknowledgements This material is based upon work supported by the Mozilla Research Grants program and by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1822228.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/p19-1357 dblp:conf/acl/JurgensHC19 fatcat:mx2pjuwijzfjza5otni7zwvw7i

Governing Online Speech: From 'Posts-As-Trumps' to Proportionality and Probability

Evelyn Douek
2020 Social Science Research Network  
But the unfathomable scale of online speech makes enforcement of rules only ever a matter of probability: content moderation will always involve error, and so the pertinent question is what error rates  ...  This article reviews the causes of this shift from a "posts-as-trumps" approach to online speech governance to one of systemic balancing, and what this new era of content moderation entails for platforms  ...  needs a hate speech law, WASH.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3679607 fatcat:axxexp563velzah3c4c5fhkfni

Online Radicalization of White Women to Organized White Supremacy

Savannah Badalich
2019
This study used digital ethnography and interviews to examine the ways white women are radicalized to organized white supremacy through popular social media platforms YouTube, reddit, and Twitter.  ...  The attention of researchers has been primarily centered on white supremacist men, and this focus on white men erases white women's roles as active agents in the spread of white supremacy, skewing our  ...  "You Can't Stay Here: The Efficacy of reddit's 2015 Ban Examined Through Hate Speech." Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 1, no.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-j5pa-yz09 fatcat:5q3clgnz75bw3e5rxe3dwabogi

Chapter 16. Intellectual, Argumentative, and Informational Affordances of Public Forums: Potential Contributions to Academic Learning [chapter]

Chris M. Anson
2017 Social Writing/Social Media: Publics, Presentations, and Pedagogies  
The WAC Clearinghouse, Colorado State University Open Press, and University Press of Colorado are collaborating so that these books will be widely available through free digital distribution and low-cost  ...  And we see that to share the power of writing is to share the means for all to articulate their needs, interest, and learning into the great experiment of literacy.  ...  (This theme was further reinforced by the repeated references to The Eagles' song "Hotel California" and joking reminders that "you can check out but you can't ever leave.")  ... 
doi:10.37514/per-b.2017.0063.2.16 fatcat:2shjxaektbcxdnwjznivwxb4wq

"Are you kidding me?": Detecting Unpalatable Questions on Reddit

Sunyam Bagga, Andrew Piper, Derek Ruths
2021 Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Main Volume   unpublished
We hope that future research in the field will address such subtle forms of abuse since their harm currently passes unnoticed through existing detection systems.  ...  The existing work, however, tends to focus on detecting the more explicit forms of abuse leaving the subtler forms of abuse largely untouched.  ...  You can't stay here: The efficacy of reddit's 2015 ban examined through hate speech. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact., 1(CSCW):31:1-31:22.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2021.eacl-main.179 fatcat:bel2bmjc45huxlltwyj22jvuiu

Motivations for participating in online initiatives : exploring motivations across initiative types

Sarah Ann Gilbert
2018
The term 'online initiatives' is used here to capture the new ways people working in distributed locations, and with varied skillsets, contribute to the completion of common goals.  ...  Finally, the study revealed how characteristics of the platforms, such [...]  ...  Further, the idea of "free speech" is highly ingrained in Reddit's culture.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0372890 fatcat:6bw7zig3bzhkrlnnwpkezd6hhe

Organizing and Identification within /r/TheRedPill: The Communicative Constitution of Organizational Identity Online

Sean M Eddington
2019
some ideas over others through Reddit's 'upvote' currency system).  ...  pages of text data) from The Red Pill to understand how conversations and content enacted a masculine organizational identity.Using a multi-level analysis, this dissertation examines members' text-based  ...  They both describe the utility and efficacy of spreading messages through the internet.  ... 
doi:10.25394/pgs.8845517 fatcat:raagmodskfgbhae7jg2tgmfgby

What Sounds "Right" to Me? Experiential Factors in the Perception of Political Ideology

Qinlan Shen, Carolyn Rose
2021 Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Main Volume   unpublished
, and familiarity with the source domain of discussion, Reddit.  ...  In this paper, we challenge the assumption that political ideology is inherently built into text by presenting an investigation into the impact of experiential factors on annotator perceptions of political  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by NSF Grant IIS 1546393 and the K&L Gates Presidential Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2021.eacl-main.152 fatcat:jhczoejlpnbq5n477qwtki67zm

Interplay of authority and expertise in online self-improvement communities [article]

Timothy John Martin Squirrell, University Of Edinburgh, Steven Yearley, Fadhila Mazanderani
2020
The concept of 'platform dialectics' is developed to describe how reddit's affordances influence the relationships between users and volunteer moderators.  ...  Users' relationships with medical professionals and science are examined, as well as the discursive formations that attract delegations of authority, and users' utilisation of boundary work to police the  ...  of reddit's moderators through interviews (Matias, 2016 (Matias, , 2015 .  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/569 fatcat:r5eof2ug4baqhiddcjuefrzt4q

Pitfalls in Popular Misinformation Detection Methods and How to Avoid Them [article]

Lia Bozarth, University, My
2022
Additionally, we also reveal that the lack of transparency can have a direct impact on the actual and perceived usability of an approach.  ...  We then empirically evaluate the extent of its strength and weaknesses. Our studies identify shared caveats and potential improvements for some or all of the three approaches.  ...  For instance, P14 disclosed that, "Certain websites are banned from Reddit from linking ... I know that Great Awakening. That one's banned. You can't link."  ... 
doi:10.7302/6199 fatcat:f5jznf7gbfac3kog2dbs5tfmle

The Digital Public Square: Understanding the Dynamics of Data, Platforms, and News

Thomas Edward Glaisyer
2019
This dissertation examines the nature of the American digital public square in the 2010's, a place where people learn about and come together to discuss matters of public concern.  ...  familiar, no less efficacious than, and only marginally distinct from those of the latter half of the twentieth century.  ...  viewpoints to which you are opposed (Mutz 2015) .  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-3yvd-ee64 fatcat:ogdlazfn4zgpjcepibxtvv777y