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Designing for Civil Conversations: Lessons Learned from ChangeMyView

  title={Designing for Civil Conversations: Lessons Learned from ChangeMyView},
  author={Shagun Jhaver and P. Vora and A. Bruckman},
  • Shagun Jhaver, P. Vora, A. Bruckman
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Research has shown that people all over the world, and particularly Americans, are divided over many issues – from immigration and gun control to economic and foreign policy. Information bubbles further contribute to these divisions: People prefer to consume content they feel familiar with and see views they agree with. Yet, pluralism and viewpoint diversity are necessary for a well-functioning democracy. In this paper, we explore how we can design interfaces that dial down partisan antipathy… CONTINUE READING
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