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Anti-Social Networks – 88% Think People Are Less Polite When Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you consider yourself a nice person? Pleasant to be around? Fun, easy-going, life and soul of the party?

Yeah? What about when you’re online? What about when you’re using Twitter and Facebook? Same old good guy, or do you become somebody else? Someone who’s perhaps just a little bit harder to deal with?

If so, you’re certainly not alone. And you might not even be aware of any change, but according to a new study, almost nine in ten people believe that other folks are less polite on social media than they are face-to-face, and one in five users (19 percent) have decreased in-person contact with somebody altogether because of something that they said online.

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Is Social Media Making Us Antisocial? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 24 percent of people surveyed in a recent poll said that they had missed witnessing important moments because they were too busy trying to write about them on their favourite social network… while they were taking place?

Ah, the irony. Of course, I’ve addressed this before: the more that you’re on Twitter talking about what you’re doing, then the less that you’re actually doing it.

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