Kate Miltner - Online Harassment, What Drives it and How it Lowers Visions
Kate Miltner is an internet researcher whose interests focus on online behavior and networked cultures. She received her MSc in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics in 2011, and most recently has worked as a Research Consultant for Microsoft Research New England.
The harassment of people online is emerging as one of the biggest issues on the internet. It's a topic that thankfully has gained much attention in the media recently. In this session we want to examine what the drivers of hate online are and why it's so important to work against it.