Brevity is the Soul of Twitter: The Constraint Affordance and Political Discussion
Abstract. Many hoped that social networking sites would allow for the open exchange of information and a revival of the public sphere. Unfortunately, conversat
"Twitter's doubling the permissible length of a tweet led to less uncivil, more polite, and more constructive discussions."
Nicholas A. Christakis
Doubling the permissible length of tweets in 2017 led to less uncivil, more polite, and more constructive discussions related to politics online (in study using NLP of 358,242 tweet replies to US politicians). Thanks
doubling the permissible length of a tweet led to less uncivil, more polite, & more constructive discussions online; from tweet replies to U.S. politicians from January 2017 to March 2018 #SocSciResearch
Doubling the permissible length of a tweet in Nov 2017 led to less uncivil, more polite, and more constructive discussions online. New study
Neil Lewis, Jr.
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