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Unfriending Over Politics

From The Daily Beast:

When you’re living online, politics apparently gets in the way of friendship, just like when you’re hosting a dinner party.

According to a fascinating survey by the Pew Internet Project, 9 percent of those who frequent social networking sites have blocked, unfriended or hidden someone because they posed something about politics or issues that the user disagreed with or found offensive.

Eight percent have blocked, unfriended or hidden someone because they argued about politics with someone the user knows.

Read the rest at The Daily Beast.

Posted on March 13, 2012 in
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