US EUROPE AFRICA ASIA April 18, 2014
 
Status: Ongoing  2013-04-12 00:00 ~ 2023-05-12 00:00

Is social networking making us rude?

A new US survey shows that social networks have become a hotbed of offensive words and name calling. Of the 2,698 people polled by VitalSmarts, an American corporate training company, 78 percent reported rising rudeness online, 76 percent witnessed an argument over social media, and 88 percent believe people are less polite on social media than in person.



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