Grants:IdeaLab/Create a place where to share harassment issues
What is the problem you're trying to solve?
Sometime harassment comes from the fact that there is a one to one conversation going between a contributor and a more advanced wikipedia user. It starts with a disagreement and soon, after a few exchanges, names are flying. The issue can come from both sides with very good reasons on both side.
What is your solution?
If, whenever there is a disagreement between two people, a third party could be put in the conversation, I assume it would lower the voice and put both people in a collaborating mode rather than a fight mode.
For everyone, knowing that a third party would watch the conversation, it would help both side to better behave. This third party role could become a new role within the wikimedia community : not someone that contributes or edit articles but rather someone that is ready to read conversation between people (on any subject) and is ready to intervene when he/she feels the tension is growing between the two involved.
- Researcher I am willing to help research how best to engage two individuals to best reduce harassment and increase productivity. I also am willing to volunteer as a third party in this regard. Zvanstanley (talk) 21:00, 18 June 2016 (UTC)
- Advisor I would be pleased to join this Project as a Adviser. Denver20 (talk) 17:57, 22 June 2016 (UTC)
- Developer 好點!! Coma245745 (talk) 20:33, 22 June 2016 (UTC)
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