A new study by researchers at the University of Oxford suggests that the debate over online copyright laws may actually have a beneficial effect on people’s online interactions.
The researchers found that people who participated in online discussions that engaged in discussion-driven actions had greater satisfaction with their interactions with the people who were participating in those discussions than people who did not participate in such interactions.
While the researchers did not specifically compare this to the online interactions that were being tracked by social media, they said that these types of online interactions could be an important factor in people’s decisions to spend time online.
In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers say that people’s interactions with their peers can be affected by the online discussions they are involved in.
The study authors write:In this study, we investigate whether there is a relationship between online discussions participants make online and their satisfaction with the interaction they engage in.
Participants are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction with an online interaction, and to rate how well they responded to the interaction.
Our results indicate that participants who are more likely to participate in online conversations are more satisfied with their interaction.
The participants who report being more satisfied online were also more likely not to make online purchases.
The findings provide support for the idea that online interactions can affect the satisfaction with online interaction.
This finding could have a practical benefit for individuals, who may wish to engage in online interaction to avoid the negative social repercussions associated with being involved in an online discussion.
Source: University of CambridgePress releaseSource: Business Insider