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This study will explore the connection between the civility of internet comments and their popularity- through the example of two YouTube videos. By using a combination of manual review and computer analysis, to help readers discover if video popularity has a negative effect on comment civility. Findings also examined correlations between factors that indicate civility, while also including examples of notable and intriguing comments found during this study.
Smith, Isaac, "Investigating the Effects of Popularity on Comment Civility: A YouTube Case Study" (2018). Honors Theses. 214.
Social media; Online social networks, YouTube, Popularity
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