Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Political spats on Facebook spill into real life

“Political spats on Facebook spill into real life” proves that most of our so called friends on Facebook, are just people that we have pretty much nothing in common. When one of our “friends” posts something besides a pointless status it can show who they truly are and what they really believe in but most of their friends are immediately turned off. For me personally I never mind friends posting about their candidate that they favor, but only if it isn’t rude or insulting. During the time when people were trying to cause chaos about Obama’s race, that isn’t something, anyone should post no matter how much you dislike the president. In the article “One in six social network users say they've changed their views about a political issue after discussing it or reading posts about it on a social networking site,” according to a Pew Research Center survey fielded in January and February.
This is why I will block anything that down right insulting and also gruesome pictures of any subject. We need to learn to set boundaries and take a proactive role because Facebook is supposed to be fun, and no one enjoys getting into arguments with people over the stupidest things.

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