There’s a growing body of research on online engagement and the characteristics of viral content.
There are a few simple tricks anyone can use.
In 2019 The Conversation will be taking a new approach to commenting.
The way user interfaces are designed can impact the kind of community that gathers.
Eliminating anonymity is often touted as a solution to hostile online behaviour, but research shows that agreeable people who are more likely to leave positive comments prefer to do it anonymously.
The Guardian’s Facebook Files give a much-needed glimpse into how Facebook moderates content.
Facebook should give the public more insight into how content moderation decisions are made.
Kevin Bacon as Ryan Hardy in The Following.
In a media ecology defined through “interactive” behaviour – “web 2.0,” the blogging platforms now favoured by news and cultural criticism sites – a new figure has emerged from the digital abyss: the serial commenter.