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Lies, Damn Lies, and Social Media (#WVUCommMOOC)


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For our second part, we will discuss deception in social media. We will talk about characteristics of social media that might make deception easier, characteristics that might make it harder, and talk about some things that may look like lies, but maybe aren't after all.

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Social Media (#WVUCommMOOC)

  1. 1. Part 2DeceptionLOVE AT FIRST LIKE
  2. 2. QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER• What characteristics of social media make lying easier?• Which ones make it harder?• How common is lying online?
  3. 3. EASIER• Lack of nonverbals – Makes it easier – How do you tell if somebody is lying?
  4. 4. EASIER
  5. 5. EASIER• Lack of nonverbals – Makes it easier – Maybe not
  6. 6. EASIER• Disentrainment – ww
  7. 7. EASIER• Disentrainment – Would this happen online?
  8. 8. HARDER• Publicness – How many friends do you have on facebook? – How many know you?
  9. 9. HARDER• Permanence – How do we typically detect lies?
  10. 10. FOGGY MIRROR
  11. 11. FOGGY MIRROR• Is it a lie if we believe it ourselves?• Maybe this is a point for more discussion!
  12. 12. THE TRUE SELF• Is it a lie if its true, but other people don’t believe it?• Can that self come out online?
  13. 13. PREVALENCE• How common is lying online?• ncock-technology- lying/index.html?iid=article_sidebar