Internet

Assessing the toxicity of Reddit comments

New research, published in PeerJ Computer Science, which analyzes over 87 million posts and 2.205 billion comments on Reddit from more than 1.2 million unique users, examines changes in the online behavior of users who publish ...

Business

Preventing scrollers' remorse: How to know what users want

A new model can help online media companies figure out what gives users long-term satisfaction—not just the instant gratification of continual scrolling—which may result in less time spent on the platform, but fewer users ...

Computer Sciences

The future of encryption

Whenever you visit a website, send an email, or do your online banking in the future, in many cases algorithms developed with the participation of researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy in Bochum ...

Internet

Study traces the origins and diffusion of image memes online

Memes, images or videos with text overlays that convey funny messages to specific audiences are a well-known global phenomenon. As they tend to rapidly circulate online and become viral quickly, memes are also sometimes included ...

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