Riot Games Cannot Address Toxicity, Because They Create It

One of Riot’s latest attempts at addressing toxicity.

A central theme at Riot seems to be addressing toxicity. Riot often releases blog posts on the subject of how they are reducing toxicity through new measures that are implemented or in the planning process. According to a November 2020 blog post, they were able to make significant reductions in reducing toxicity.

Specifically, our leaver detection and penalties…