Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Reaction to Dibbell

While interacting with people online under a self created identity seems like a way to remove oneself from awkward interactions with people face to face, Dibbell shows how online interactions can affect people just as deeply as face to face interactions, in a traumatic way.  It seems like there needs to be new definitions of how to interact with people online and how this differs from interacting with people face to face.  I think some rules of etiquette apply for both, and some differ.  Regardless, people need to be careful and respectful.

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