As Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg put it at the "All Things Digital" conference this week, "Put your name on your sexism" – if you're going to engage in behavior or sharing that's offensive to others on your page, your name's going to be on that page now. Sandberg was responding to a reporter's question about Facebook's announcement the previous day that it would be working with women's rights … [Read more...] about Facebook adding accountability to controversial content
Assume disinhibition’s forever, about everybody?
"Letting people remain anonymous while engaging in fundamentally public behavior encourages them to behave badly." That's according to Farhad Manjoo in "Troll, Reveal Thyself" at Slate.com. Really?! Not everyone, certainly. We know about online disinhibition (but see "Net use may be making us nicer: Studies"). And the establishment of social media's social norms is nothing if not a work in … [Read more...] about Assume disinhibition’s forever, about everybody?