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Why anger is all the rage
The internet has made critics of us all. But why do so many commenters exploit the anonymity of chatrooms to promote hatred.

Adams, Tim

Publisher:  The Guardian
Date Written:  02/09/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Pages:  2pp  
Resource Type:  Article

Anonymity in the online community has its proponents and detractors, the author interviews the founder of wikipedia and a facebook employee about the importance of moderation in social media. He comes to the conclusion that many of the extremist opinions espoused online would not be published if their authors had to attach them to their names.


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