Gamergate: Predicting the Present

paper, specified "long paper"
  1. 1. Geoffrey Rockwell

    University of Alberta

  2. 2. Robert Budac

    University of Alberta

  3. 3. Bettina Berendt

    Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven (Catholic University of Louvain)

  4. 4. Florence Chee

    Loyola University, Chicago

  5. 5. Todd Suomela

    Bucknell University

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In August of 2014 a disgruntled ex-boyfriend of a female game designer posted a vicious diatribe on the net accusing her and the gaming media of corruption. This launched a culture war in the gaming community that played out on Twitter and elsewhere under the rubric #Gamergate. This paper will present key results from the study of the over 11 million tweets gathered.

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Conference Info

In review

ADHO - 2020
"carrefours / intersections"

Hosted at Carleton University, Université d'Ottawa (University of Ottawa)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

July 20, 2020 - July 25, 2020

475 works by 1078 authors indexed

Conference cancelled due to coronavirus. Online conference held at Data for this conference were initially prepared and cleaned by May Ning.

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Series: ADHO (15)

Organizers: ADHO