The panel between J.R. Johnson from Lunch.com and Thomas Knoll, Community Manager was a discussion about "Trolls" contributing both anonymously and publicly, and how to deal with them as a members of the same global online community. What is a troll? Someone who participates in an online community and disrupts (sometimes unintentionally) the conversation. What negative effects do trolls have on a community? Tolerance … more
2010 SXSWi Core Conversation with J.R. Johnson (twitter.com/JRLunch), Founder & CEO of Lunch.com (@JRJohnson), to be held at the 2010 South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, TX.
SXSWi Event Description: There’s an ocean of untapped value in the 90% of people who don’t contribute content online, and merely consume. They’ll never participate with snarky trolls intimidating them and degenerating UGC quality. Quality skyrockets when there’s more accountability and less anonymity. Explore how online contribution will evolve to balance this dynamic.