Researchers Develop A Troll-Hunting Algorithm

Cornell University researchers are coming for you, Internet trolls.
After an 18-month study of banned commenters on, and, three researchers claim they can identify Internet trolls with great accuracy. The say their system can spot an inflammatory commenter in less than 10 posts.

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Stringerbell2061d ago

Check for caps lock, Godwin's law, a good smattering of hyperbole and voila troll identified. Also the sites they used good god I could not imagine having to frequent those boards for 18 months. All the researchers must have die s a little inside...