A very interesting infographic about the growing social media hostility. The survey indicated that social-networking sites are growing increasingly hostile. An overwhelming 88 percent of respondents believe people are less polite online than in person, and 75 percent said they have witnessed an argument on social media. Three out of four have seen the amount of incivility on social media increase over the years.
The Tech Babe's insight:
According to the survey, younger people are four times more likely than Baby Boomers to have emotionally charged conversations over social media.
Utherverse, a Vancouver-based virtual world hosting firm, will launch a PG version of its Virtual World Web on Wednesday to host university programs, conventions, corporate training and church services in a 3-D online environment.
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