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+    Gender Differences in    Asynchronous Computer-    Mediated Communication
+    Overview       Texting Frequencies       Texting Styles       Formalities and Expectations       Texting Personal...
+    Survey Overview•   93 people surveyed     •   42% Male     •   58% Female•   Ages Surveyed     •   20% 18-20 yrs old ...
+                              How often do                               you text?  TextingFrequencies   Who do you      ...
+    Texting Frequencies    Are you a Frequent Texter?       77% Men said YES       85% Women said YES
+    Texting Frequencies    GUYS: Who do you text the most?       Significant other/Crush         • 47.37% ranked as #1  ...
+    Texting Frequencies    GIRLS: Who do you text the most?       Significant other/Crush         • 48.08% ranked as #1 ...
+                                 How often do                                  you use  or                              ...
+    Texting Styles                             MEN   WOMEN“Short, sweet, concise, in formative, to the point.   Formal en...
+    Emoticon Use                       MEN   WOMEN     All of the time   10%    17%        Often          18%    48%     ...
+    Creative CaPiTaLiZaTiOn Use                       MEN    WOMEN     All of the time   8%         9%        Often      ...
+ Line           Breaking                      Use                      MEN   WOMEN   All of the time    8%     6%      Of...
+    Excessive Punctuation??????!!!!??!                       MEN     WOMEN     All of the time   3%       7%        Often...
+ Spelling Variations and Abbreviations                     MEN          WOMEN   All of the time   5%             7%      ...
+ Proper Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation                     MEN             WOMEN   All of the time   31%             ...
+                                  Do you                                   formally end                                  ...
+ Which group would you be more likely to use  proper grammar when texting?                                MEN           W...
+    How soon do you expect a response?                             MEN   WOMEN“I never expect a response   13%    2%     ...
+ How important is it to formally end text  conversations?                        MEN              WOMEN   Always importan...
+                                  What’s your                                   texting                                  ...
+ Your Texting Personality                                                                 MEN   WOMEN Person A: Perfect g...
+ FEMALE Texting Personality                                                                 MEN   WOMEN Person A: Perfect...
+ MALE Texting Personality                                                                 MEN   WOMEN Person A: Perfect g...
+                                   HAHAHAHA                                    HAHAHAHH                                  ...
+    Haha vs. LOL    Is there a difference?       59% Men said YES       61% Women said YES
+    Haha vs. LOL                   Guys Say:                                LOL                   •   Sarcastic, dumb, st...
+    Haha vs. LOL                   Girls Say:                                   LOL                   •   Less sincere/pe...
+    Haha vs. Hahaha    Is there a difference?       69% Men said YES       81% Women said YES
+    Haha vs. Hahaha                      Guys Say:                      • The more ha’s the                        funnie...
+    Haha vs. Hahaha                      Girls Say:                      •   The more                          ha’s, the ...
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  • . Describe current studies on gender roles in CMCNaomi S. BaronJoe WaltherSusan Herring
  • 1. Would you typically consider yourself a frequent texter (Send approx. 15-20+ texts daily)
  • 1. Would you typically consider yourself a frequent texter (Send approx. 15-20+ texts daily)
  • Would you typically consider yourself a frequent texter (Send approx. 15-20+ texts daily)Who do you text most frequently? 1 = most frequently 6 = less frequentlyGirls ranked Siblings/Other family members slightly higher
  • FOR “OTHER:Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • Girls: Depends on content, person, how well you know the person.Men: Sporadic
  • 1. Would you typically consider yourself a frequent texter (Send approx. 15-20+ texts daily)
  • 1. Would you typically consider yourself a frequent texter (Send approx. 15-20+ texts daily)
  • Transcript of "Gender differences in texting"

    1. 1. + Gender Differences in Asynchronous Computer- Mediated Communication
    2. 2. + Overview  Texting Frequencies  Texting Styles  Formalities and Expectations  Texting Personalities  LOL vs. Haha vs. Hahaha
    3. 3. + Survey Overview• 93 people surveyed • 42% Male • 58% Female• Ages Surveyed • 20% 18-20 yrs old • 70% 21-23 yrs old • 8% 24-26 yrs old • 2% 27+ yrs old• Do you have a texting service? (And use it?) • 100% said YES.
    4. 4. + How often do you text? TextingFrequencies Who do you text the most? Who texts the most?
    5. 5. + Texting Frequencies Are you a Frequent Texter?  77% Men said YES  85% Women said YES
    6. 6. + Texting Frequencies GUYS: Who do you text the most?  Significant other/Crush • 47.37% ranked as #1 • 50% ranked as #1  Close Friends 36.84% ranked as #2  Parents • 31.58% ranked as #3  Siblings/Other family members • TIE: 23% ranked as #4 & #5 21% ranked as #3  Acquaintances • 36.84% ranked as #5  Co-workers/Boss • 47.37% ranked as #6
    7. 7. + Texting Frequencies GIRLS: Who do you text the most?  Significant other/Crush • 48.08% ranked as #1 • 42.31% ranked as #1  Close Friends 36.54% ranked as #2  Parents • 34.62% ranked as #3  Siblings/Other family members • 28.85% ranked as #4 26.92% ranked as #3  Acquaintances • 44.23% ranked as #5  Co-workers/Boss • 63.46% ranked as #6
    8. 8. + How often do you use  or ;) or <3 ? Texting Styles Are you short, sweet, an d to the point in your texts? Is there a difference between men and women?
    9. 9. + Texting Styles MEN WOMEN“Short, sweet, concise, in formative, to the point. Formal endings not 69% 61% necessary.” “Long, emotional, conv ersational. Usually 31% more formal ending to 28% conversation.” “Other” 3% 7%
    10. 10. + Emoticon Use MEN WOMEN All of the time 10% 17% Often 18% 48% Sometimes 31% 28% Rarely 33% 7% Never 8% 0%
    11. 11. + Creative CaPiTaLiZaTiOn Use MEN WOMEN All of the time 8% 9% Often 0% 15% Sometimes 41% 39% Rarely 36% 30% Never 15% 7%
    12. 12. + Line Breaking Use MEN WOMEN All of the time 8% 6% Often 8% 9% Sometimes 15% 15% Rarely 15% 35% Never 54% 35%
    13. 13. + Excessive Punctuation??????!!!!??! MEN WOMEN All of the time 3% 7% Often 21% 26% Sometimes 31% 26% Rarely 21% 30% Never 26% 11%
    14. 14. + Spelling Variations and Abbreviations MEN WOMEN All of the time 5% 7% Often 15% 19% Sometimes 36% 33% Rarely 31% 28% Never 13% 13%
    15. 15. + Proper Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation MEN WOMEN All of the time 31% 17% Often 31% 30% Sometimes 18% 43% Rarely 13% 7% Never 8% 4%
    16. 16. + Do you formally end your texts conversations? Formalities and Do you expectExpectations people to text you back within a certain time? Is there a difference between men and women?
    17. 17. + Which group would you be more likely to use proper grammar when texting? MEN WOMEN Co-Workers/Boss #1 #1 Parents Tie for #2 & #3 #2 Acquaintances #3 #2 Significant other/Crush Tie for #4 & #5 #5 #6 #6 Close Friends
    18. 18. + How soon do you expect a response? MEN WOMEN“I never expect a response 13% 2% time” “Response times may depend on 98% different situations” 87%
    19. 19. + How important is it to formally end text conversations? MEN WOMEN Always important 8% 6% Sometimes important 64% 77% Never important 28% 17%
    20. 20. + What’s your texting personality? TextingPersonalities What texting personality to do perceive to be male? Female? Is there a difference between men and women?
    21. 21. + Your Texting Personality MEN WOMEN Person A: Perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation. Rarely 14% 2% uses emoticons to express emotions. Person B: Mostly perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation.May rely on emoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and 59% 69% line breaks to express emotion. Person C: Rarely worries about proper grammar, spelling, punctuation. Often uses 16% 27%emoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and line breaks to express emotions. Person D: Rarely worries about proper 14% 8% grammar, spelling, punctuation. Rarely usesemoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and line breaks to express emotions.Person E: Rarely worries about proper grammar, spelling and 5% 4% punctuation. Exaggerates spelling variations, punctuations, emoticons, line breaks, to express emotions. Person F: Rarely worries about proper grammar. One to 0% 0% four word responses. May use line breaks, generally expressing one idea per text. No emoticons.
    22. 22. + FEMALE Texting Personality MEN WOMEN Person A: Perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation. Rarely 6% 10% uses emoticons to express emotions. Person B: Mostly perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation.May rely on emoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and 33% 37% line breaks to express emotion. Person C: Rarely worries about proper grammar, spelling, punctuation. Often uses 50% 53%emoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and line breaks to express emotions. Person D: Rarely worries about proper 3% 2% grammar, spelling, punctuation. Rarely usesemoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and line breaks to express emotions.Person E: Rarely worries about proper grammar, spelling and 42% 27% punctuation. Exaggerates spelling variations, punctuations, emoticons, line breaks, to express emotions. Person F: Rarely worries about proper grammar. One to 3% 2% four word responses. May use line breaks, generally expressing one idea per text. No emoticons.
    23. 23. + MALE Texting Personality MEN WOMEN Person A: Perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation. Rarely 28% 12% uses emoticons to express emotions. Person B: Mostly perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation.May rely on emoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and 28% 12% line breaks to express emotion. Person C: Rarely worries about proper grammar, spelling, punctuation. Often uses 3% 10%emoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and line breaks to express emotions. Person D: Rarely worries about proper 28% 50% grammar, spelling, punctuation. Rarely usesemoticons, spelling variations, punctuation and line breaks to express emotions.Person E: Rarely worries about proper grammar, spelling and 8% 0% punctuation. Exaggerates spelling variations, punctuations, emoticons, line breaks, to express emotions. Person F: Rarely worries about proper grammar. One to 53% 48% four word responses. May use line breaks, generally expressing one idea per text. No emoticons.
    24. 24. + HAHAHAHA HAHAHAHH AHAHAHHA HAHA. That’s LOL vs. so funny. Haha vs. Lol. Lulz. That’s Hahaha hilarious. Is there a difference between the three?
    25. 25. + Haha vs. LOL Is there a difference?  59% Men said YES  61% Women said YES
    26. 26. + Haha vs. LOL Guys Say: LOL • Sarcastic, dumb, stupid, i mmature • Less genuine, meaningful • Girly/Moronic • Keeps mood light Haha • More realistic • More humorous • “For grownups” • May be more sarcastic
    27. 27. + Haha vs. LOL Girls Say: LOL • Less sincere/personal • Lame/Awkward/Sarcastic/Iro nic • Playful • Annoying • “Athlete’s thing” • Hate it/never use it • Situational • “Inner laugh” Haha • When something is actually funny/kinda funny • Polite response • Filler • Not annoying • More personal • More sincere
    28. 28. + Haha vs. Hahaha Is there a difference?  69% Men said YES  81% Women said YES
    29. 29. + Haha vs. Hahaha Guys Say: • The more ha’s the funnier it is • Haha can be a placeholder/conve rsation filler/polite laughter
    30. 30. + Haha vs. Hahaha Girls Say: • The more ha’s, the funnier it is • Too many ha’s = sarcasm • Haha can be sarcastic
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