Hostile online interactions and Coping strategies

Advancements in information and communication technology offer unprecedented opportunities for information exchange and social interactions, but they also bring potential risks to online users and society as a whole. This talk focuses on the phenomenon of hostile online interactions and its impact on individuals’ psychological and behavioural responses. It also discusses the implications of digital technologies for promoting respectful behaviours in online environments.

SAI WANG is Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. She studies how social interactions via various communication technologies and services influence user psychology and behaviour. Her research interests include computer-mediated communication, media psychology, and human-computer interaction.

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