New Mozilla grant!

On the heels of a presentation at the All Things Moderation conference, where I talked about ongoing work related to the emotional tolls of human moderators who moderate small streams on Twitch, I received notice that the Mozilla foundation will be funding my research project on understanding how female and LGBT livestreamers deal with harassment. This is such an important topic to research- it may seem absurd, but streamers get so much hate just for being a woman, or just for being LGBT- there are ways technology can help identify and get rid of toxic people, but it is very much a work in progress and an issue that technology alone will not be able to solve.

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