Fandom

Students

University of Winnipeg/Online Reading & Writing - ORaWiki/The Web & Interpersonal Relationships

< University of Winnipeg | Online Reading & Writing - ORaWiki

1,331pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

The consensus is that people who spend a lot of time on the internet or in front of the television, as was more popular before, are more likely to have poor social skills. Online socialization is thought to be more in-depth and as a precursor to a face-to-face encounter, it is a great advantage in facilitating familiarity or reducing awkwardness. Generally, many people believe that character ultimately determines the development of social skills, since the more outgoing person will make more friends in person, than the shy person will. Online, however, this does not have to be the case, since it is less intimidating to chat in the impersonal environment of the internet. This may also cause other problems such as the development of rude or curt behaviour since a person may hide behind a wall of anonymity. For this reason, young people should be taught to socialize with others in person and develop social grace. Kenena


Also on Fandom

Random Wiki