Anger is everywhere online, whether it’s furious tweets over delays on public transit or personal zingers exchanged over a hot-button issue. But the ways we express frustration over social media are often very different from our face-to-face interactions. Tech Tuesday explores what contributes to anger and negative energy in social media, from rage-tweeting to trolling.


  • Jennifer Golbeck Associate Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland; Director, Human Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
  • Chuck Thies Politics, Media, Advocacy, Communications Consultant; Former Campaign Manager, Vincent Gray for Mayor 2014
  • Johannes Eichstaedt Co-Founder, World Well-Being Project; Data Scientist in Psychology; Phd. Candidate, The University of Pennsylvania

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