Posts Tagged "UGC"

Online Rage and Community Moderation

Posted on Sep 15, 2011 in link building blog

Have you ever noticed that many UGC communities contain a near lawless atmosphere where acts of cruelty between members are almost to be expected? The comment sections of news organizations and even YouTube reach a Mad Max level of casual cruelty and lawlessness.  No doubt there are some admins who feel their members should have the right to abuse one another and the eco-system will self-regulate. Yet, is this lawless and uncivil atmosphere the way communities naturally evolve?  Or do communities end up that way because the community managers lack a clear plan for managing their...

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