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Its time to revitalize netiquette at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Sep 16, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Nour Al Ali

How people behave online could reflect who they may be perceived to be in reality. It is often said that people are more likely to display incivility on social media networks than in real life. There has been a number of studies that support such claims. While many blame this spike of incivility on social networks, I find the cause of rudeness, quite frankly, to be the person instigating negative disputes. Online communications are faceless, abstract and impersonal. This make it easier to attack, insult and belittle the other person that if it were face to face. There are no human emotions involved.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Best Universities, best university, etiquette, netiquette

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