In an age where most information and communication is done and received online, several corporations have been asking how danger can be identified online. That is how to make the difference between hate-related articles or articles inciting terrorism, and those who simply make commentary on terrorism. Here are six ways you can make the difference.
If Google or Facebook hired a few open coders to code content circulating online, patterns would quickly be identified between hate-inciting materials and innocent online articles. Open coding basically means assigning a broad category to each sentence or paragraph in the text. For example, if you open coded this very paragraph you would assign the category “definition of open coding” or some similar category. The idea is the open code has to be as broad as possible.
Once you use open coding for paragraphs or sentences in articles, you then use axial coding, that is you take the different open codes for sentences or paragraphs and assign them to an even broader category. For example, the last two paragraphs of the article would be assigned the very broad category of “text coding.”
Read the whole article in Ovi Magazine, HERE!