Article: Curbing Online Abuse Isn’t Impossible. Here’s Where We Start

Laura Hudson writes “Riot Games assembled a player behavior team, bringing together staff members with PhDs in psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience to study the issue of harassment by building and analyzing behavioral profiles for tens of millions of users. […] Ultimately, online abuse isn’t a technological problem; it’s a social problem that just happens to be powered by technology. The best solutions are going to be those that not only defuse the Internet’s power to amplify abuse but also encourage crucial shifts in social norms, placing bad behavior beyond the pale”.

Read the full article at http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fighting-online-harassment/