Yet another harassment study


The article is “People Censor Themselves Online for Fear of Being Harassed: New research reveals that when tech companies don’t police abuse, it can put a damper on free speech.

But design tweaks might not be enough. “It’d be nice to think that we could find a technological solution that would fix this,” said Lenhart. “But I suspect it will take a combination of technological solutions and conversations around social norms, beliefs, and behaviors.”

I suspect not. We’ve already seen how those conversations end up.


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