Rules of Etiquette to Follow in the Digital Age
A new study came up with a huge list of the most important etiquette rules in the digital era. In other words, rules you should follow when it comes to texting and social media.
- Here are the top ten:
- Don't overshare on Facebook.
- Don't snoop through your partner's phone. Also don't make them suspicious by erasing your text messages.
- Don't post on social media when you're emotional or angry.
- Don't hit "reply all" on a group email unless you really think everyone needs to see it.
- Never send a text when you're drunk.
- Don't use emojis in text messages or emails that are work related.
- Always text someone if you're going to be late.
- Don't wish close friends a happy birthday on Facebook. Call or text them.
- Never use a text message to dump someone.
- Never text someone bad news, always call.
The study also found the average person sends 31 texts a day, six tweets, 11 emails and posts comments or messages on Facebook 13 times a day.
Read more rules at BT.com.