Climate Change Communication in an Online Q&A Community: A Case Study of Quora

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Authors Hanchen Jiang, Maoshan Qiang, Dongcheng Zhang, Qi Bin Wen, Bingqing Xia, Nan An
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Paper Abstract An emerging research trend in climate change studies is to use user-generated-data collected from social media to investigate the public opinion and science communication of climate change issues. This study collected data from the social QA (ii) answers with more terms of daily dialogue will get significantly fewer up-votes; and (iii) answers written by an author with more followers, with a longer text, with more images, or belonging to a question with more followers, can get significantly more up-votes.
Date of publication 2018
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