Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Friday November 13, 2015

What Your Username Says About You

Players with antisocial usernames behaved in an antisocial manner within the game says Dr. |\|05H1+Sh3r10ck of the Common Sense Institute of America.

We find that user names contain two pieces of information that correlate with in-game social behaviour. Both player age (estimated from numerical sequences within name) and the presence of highly anti-social words are correlated with the valences of player/player interactions within the game.