Message Impartiality in Social Media Discussions

  title={Message Impartiality in Social Media Discussions},
  author={Muhammad Bilal Zafar and Krishna P. Gummadi and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil},
Discourse on social media platforms is often plagued by acute polarization, with different camps promoting different perspectives on the issue at hand—compare, for example, the differences in the liberal and conservative discourse on the U.S. immigration debate. A large body of research has studied this phenomenon by focusing on the affiliation of groups and individuals. We propose a new finer-grained perspective: studying the impartiality of individual messages. While the notion of message… CONTINUE READING