Does Participation in a Platform Change the Contributions from Contributors? Evidence from Wikipedians

Abstract

We analyze the effect of social media on Internet users over time. As users interact with biased and slanted online content, their own political ideologies can become either more extreme or more neutral. We use data from... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Shane Greenstein (Harvard Business School)
  2. Yuan Gu (Harvard Business School)
  3. Feng Zhu (Harvard Business School)

Topic Area

Contests, Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation

Session

TMTr1B » Law, Policy & IP / Contests, Crowdsourcing & Open Innovation (Papers & Posters) (11:00 - Tuesday, 2nd August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

Wiki_OUI_conference.pdf

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