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UMSI at CHI 2024: Research, workshops, courses


UMSI research and workshops for the 2024 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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Could a dislike button reduce online toxicity? UMSI researchers say yes


UMSI social media experts find that a dislike feature is a “simple and indirect intervention against online harassment.”

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Examining the characteristics of a 'cyberbully'


UMSI PhD candidate Song Mi Lee joined the Michigan Minds podcast as part of a social responsibility series to provide insight on her research on disinformation and misinformation on social media, and to share findings from her recent work on online harassment.

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"'Characteristics of people who engage in online harassing behavior,' UMSI authors, Song Mi Lee, Cliff Lampe, Sarita Schoenebeck." CHI22 logo with a marti gras mask, New Orleans, LA." Portrait photos of Song Mi Lee, Cliff Lampe and Sarita Schoenebeck.

Anyone can be a cyberbully, not just people who are unhinged


Think only certain people are harassers? New research by U-M says otherwise. "We want to get rid of the idea that harassers are a particular group, or a special species. Everyone has the capacity to cause harm to others in online spaces."

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