Civil Discourse in the Age of Digital Trolls
How do we get back to a productive exchange of ideas when rhetoric has been reduced to name calling and ad hominem attacks? A recent Pew Internet Survey found that four out of 10 people online have been harassed online, with far more having witnessed such behavior. Trolling has become so rampant that sites have resorted to completely removing comments. How do we stop devolving into an online culture of hate? What makes people Troll? Understanding that we're responsible for both the inspiring and depressing conversations we have online is key to having more productive online dialog. Join to discuss how we can all facilitate constructive debates and re-civilize our digital world!