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What to do when your Facebook friend posts something offensive: a flowchart - Vox


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This is the internet. you can wait. 

I love your flowcharts, but I'm still unfriending people who make racist or sexist status updates.

Only 30% have CONSIDERED unfriending because offensive. Sheesh.

A New Tech City survey of 300 people found that 30 percent of people have considered unfriending or blocking someone because they post offensive material.

There's a reason that you may see more posts from people who have strong opinions. According to a Pew Research Center study on social media and political engagement, people who have firmer political ties are more likely than moderates to share something political online.

Despite how some of these posts may make people feel, the New Tech City data shows that most common reaction to an offensive Facebook post is no action at all.

Read more: http://www.wnyc.org/story/your-facebook-friend-said-something-racist-now-what/

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