Understanding Toxicity Triggers on Reddit in the Context of Singapore


  • Yun Yu Chong Singapore Management University
  • Haewoon Kwak Singapore Management University


Subjectivity in textual data; sentiment analysis; polarity/opinion identification and extraction, linguistic analyses of social media behavior, Psychological, personality-based and ethnographic studies of social media, Text categorization; topic recognition; demographic/gender/age identification, Qualitative and quantitative studies of social media


While the contagious nature of online toxicity sparked increasing interest in its early detection and prevention, most of the literature focuses on the Western world. In this work, we demonstrate that 1) it is possible to detect toxicity triggers in an Asian online community, and 2) toxicity triggers can be strikingly different between Western and Eastern contexts.




How to Cite

Chong, Y. Y., & Kwak, H. (2022). Understanding Toxicity Triggers on Reddit in the Context of Singapore. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 16(1), 1383-1387. Retrieved from https://ojs.aaai.org/index.php/ICWSM/article/view/19392