Today I was wondering why is it that posts like these:
Elicit more of a response than ones like this:
None of the popular statuses were questions, yet something prompted people to lift their heads above the parapet and comment more often than usual. The most obvious answer is that politics affects everyone so a larger number of people feel that they can legitimately comment on it. Another consideration is that people feel more social in particular social ‘climates’ – whether off-line (e.g. elections) or online (e.g. forums) – and are prepared to act on this. Maybe there’s nothing at all special about politics and really this phenomenon is more a reflection of how little anyone cares about my blogging!
What ever the reason, one thing I have seen today is that – for better or for worse –
People love to argue.
Has the UK General election made you more vocal than usual? Either online or in real life?