Topic Modeling Reveals Distinct Interests within an Online Conspiracy Forum
Conspiracy theories play a troubling role in political discourse. Online forums provide a valuable window into everyday conspiracy theorizing, and can give a clue to the motivations and interests of those who post in such forums. Yet this online activity can be difficult to quantify and study. We describe a unique approach to studying online conspiracy theorists which used non-negativematrix factorization to create a topicmodel of authors’ contributions to the main conspiracy forum on...[Show more]
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|Source:||Frontiers in Psychology|
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