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Hidden Truth (vulgarity) Behind the Mask (internet)

One manifestation of social media is the truth function. Although often masked with pleasantries, the face-to-face conversation can be pedantic and lead to false impressions.

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Hidden Truth (vulgarity) Behind the Mask (internet)

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

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Hidden Truth (vulgarity) Behind the Mask (internet)

Inspired by Oscar Wilde's (1854-1900) quote, "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." The titled responsion is "Hidden Truth (vulgarity) Behind the Mask (internet)". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

Oscar Wilde - planksip
Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.
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One manifestation of social media is the truth function. Although often masked with pleasantries, the face-to-face conversation can be pedantic and lead to false impressions. The impressions and click culture that gave birth to our call-out culture is in fact a perverse form of mean-ness. How do we make this better and salvage this social media technology that has so much potential?

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