Etiquette In Technology

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Etiquette in technology governs what conduct is socially acceptable in an online or digital situation.

Online etiquette

It has been defined as "the ability to participate in society online".It is often mentioned in relation to Internet safety and netiquette.


Netiquette

The word netiquette is a combination of ’net’ (from internet) and ’etiquette’. It means respecting other users’ views and displaying common courtesy when posting your views to online discussion groups.


Cell phone etiquette

The issue of mobile communication and etiquette has also become an issue in academic areas

Cell phone etiquette in the public sphere Talking or texting on a cell phone in public may seem a distraction for many individuals. When in public there are two times when one uses a phone. The first is when someone is alone and the other is when he/she is in a group. The main issue for most people is when they are in a group, and the cell phone becomes a distraction or a barrier for successful socialization among family and friends.

Social Media

A video discussing issues of etiquette in technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-EIZJvOoUU

References:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/about-netiquette http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etiquette_in_technology