Many people experience stress while on social media sites. Part of the reason for the stress relates to the comments and interactions that take place. What often starts as an innocent post often takes a turn for the worse, as commenters virtually “duke it out” regarding who is right and who is wrong. Heated arguments ensue, often filled with name calling and downright meanness. Even people who would never dream of being mean to others in face-to-face interactions take part.
Stress, Social Media, and Eye Contact
Often, mean comments online arise more from a lack of eye contact than from anonymity.
The fact is that people are meaner online than in real life. Many have blamed this on anonymity and … >>>READ MORE >>> →