Renkai Ma

Renkai Ma
Pennsylvania State University | Penn State · College of Information Sciences and Technology

Master of Science
I use human-centered approaches to study content creators and platform governance.

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To manage user-generated harmful video content, YouTube relies on AI algorithms (e.g., machine learning) in content moderation and follows a retributive justice logic to punish convicted YouTubers through demonetization, a penalty that limits or deprives them of advertisements (ads), reducing their future ad income. Moderation research is burgeonin...
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How social media platforms could fairly conduct content moderation is gaining attention from society at large. Researchers from HCI and CSCW have investigated whether certain factors could affect how users perceive moderation decisions as fair or unfair. However, little attention has been paid to unpacking or elaborating on the formation processes...
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Esports, like traditional sports, face governance challenges such as foul play and match fixing. The esports industry has seen various attempts at governance structure but is yet to form a consensus. In this study, we explore esports governance in League of Legends (LoL), a major esports title. Through a two-stage, mixed-methods analysis of rule en...

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This project aims to investigate how creators encounter, perceive, make sense out of, and handle (algorithmic) content moderation decisions and the corresponding impacts.