Posted 10 months ago on Sept. 28, 2013, 10:54 a.m. EST by shooz
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Yes, it seems that the trolls have invaded everything.
Popular Science has shut down it's comments option over the reality of perception and how trolls affect it.
"In the civil group, those who initially did or did not support the technology — whom we identified with preliminary survey questions — continued to feel the same way after reading the comments. Those exposed to rude comments, however, ended up with a much more polarized understanding of the risks connected with the technology.
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.”
No wonder they rabidly attack this site.