People More Truthful Over Email

from the why-flames-are-good dept

According to a new study, people can be more truthful over email. Or, rather, people seem to get to the point quicker, and don't surround the truth with all sorts of confusing language. As if we didn't know that already. The article suggests that this may be a good thing, but has the potential for downside as well. Time for the psychologists to come in and tell us the effect of getting bad news over email...

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