PUBLICATION – PLAY YOUR ROLE

PUBLICATION – PLAY YOUR ROLE

The article from CIAC researchers: Susana Costa, Mirian Tavares, Bruno Mendes da Silva, Beatriz Isca, Filipa Cerol and Paulo Alves, “Playing Against Hate Speech: How teens see Hate Speech in Video Games and Online Gaming Communities” was published in Journal of Digital Media & Interaction, and present some results and conclusions of the first stage of the European project “Play Your Role: Gamification against Hate Speech”.

From the analysis of the state of art in online hate speech in video games panorama, the article analyses the behavior of young players, pointing out the educative potential of video games in the promotion of good behavior and critical thinking, aiming to the well-being of individuals and gaming communities. This edition of the journal focuses on the topic “Digital technologies for personal and social well-being”.

Full work here.