Today's growing connectivity – including keeping it safe and productive – is only partly about technology. New York Times columnist Tom Friedman applies Conservation International's "Lost there, felt here" to global economics, as in "Lost in Athens, felt in Berlin. Lost on Wall Street, felt in Iceland." The same goes for families, school communities, virtual worlds, texting friends, classrooms, … [Read more...] about The ‘Era of Behavior’ online too, of course
That's what Lee Rainie, director of the Washington-based Pew Internet & American Life Project, is seeing on the Web, he told the Boston Globe: Social norms that mitigate offensive behavior are developing. "There is a quiet but growing movement to forge a truce in what [Rainie] calls 'an arms race of name-calling' on the Web." Despite "the buckets of venom [that] still flow across the Web every … [Read more...] about Growing civility on the Web?