Fat chats: The good, the bad and the ugly comments

1 octubre 2014

Cyberbullying and hurtful «fat jokes» are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment, especially on Twitter, says the lead author of a study that analyzed well over a million social media posts and comments about weight matters. However, the researchers were also happy to find that the news was not all bad: many instances of support and advice were also observed, especially on blogs and forums.