The tool that forces you to take a quiz before commenting is now available to everyone

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A Norwegian media outlet is spreading the love in an attempt to stop the hate. 

A tool public broadcaster NRK was using on their website to keep comments less angry and off-topic is now available to other sites. 

It’s a really simple concept. The tool is just a quiz with three multiple-choice questions about the article that a reader must take before posting anything in the comments section. 

Site editors said they built it to force people to take a breath and calm down before posting an angry rant. 

Here’s a quiz on a story posted Monday about fake news in the media industry. (This is translated by Google from Norwegian into English.) Read more…

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