You thought, Web 2.0 was a good idea?

I am not so sure any longer. After reading the study here.

Simply including an ad hominem attack in a reader comment was enough to make study participants think the downside of the reported technology was greater than they’d previously thought.

Perhaps users get used to bad arguing and this effect diminishes over time. I won’t hold my breath.

Until then the trolls will yield more power than you thought.

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