Disinhibition Effect: Is the Internet Making You Mean?


There is a phenomenon called the online disinhibition effect that makes it easier for us to say things online we probably wouldn't say to someone face-to-face.  This can be bad (looking at you trolls!), but it can have some surprising good effects too.  What do you think, is the Internet making us mean?

Make & Share

Elevate the discussion with a Make & Share.  Have you ever exprienced the Disinhibition Effect online, either good or bad? Shoot a quick selfie video with your story and post the YouTube link in the Make & Share tab.