Slash(dot) and burn: distributed moderation in a large online conversation space

@inproceedings{Lampe2004SlashdotAB,
  title={Slash(dot) and burn: distributed moderation in a large online conversation space},
  author={Cliff Lampe and Paul Resnick},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2004}
}
Can a system of distributed moderation quickly and consistently separate high and low quality comments in an online conversation? Analysis of the site Slashdot.org suggests that the answer is a qualified yes, but that important challenges remain for designers of such systems. Thousands of users act as moderators. Final scores for comments are reasonably dispersed and the community generally agrees that moderations are fair. On the other hand, much of a conversation can pass before the best and… CONTINUE READING
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