Posts Tagged: toxic

Killing comments won’t cure our toxic internet culture

2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other…
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‘Overwatch’ endorsements reduced toxic behavior by 40 percent

Blizzard has been waging a war against toxic players for a while, but how is it faring, exactly? Quite well, it seems. The company's Natasha Miller has revealed that the number of matches with "negative behavior" has dropped 40 percent since the ad…
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