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Civility?

Animosity in Hate-Filled Comments and Responses

The study is based on 1,051 comments from four conflicting, controversial articles. Only 50% were logical responses to something!

Bill Myers
Mar 3 · 6 min read

Are hate-filled comments normal?

Analysis

Writing style differed greatly between the comments
in Medium and the Villages-News.

Villages-News rules about comments

Results

The most ridiculous personal attack

Screen-print by author, 2/14/2021
Screen-print by author, 2/14/2021

The level of ignorance is incredible!

Conclusion

Some people can’t comment without including an attack
Nothing personal, so I ignore them

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