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    Week 3 Process Post

    For class this week we read John Suler’s The Online Disinhibition Effect, which describes different types of online behaviours that cause people to feel more comfortable talking to others and sharing opinions from behind a screen. Two of these behaviours represent how I behave online. The first one is dissociative anonymity, in which people feel more comfortable opening up online because the people they interact with there do not know them in real life. In the offline world, I am quite shy and reserved, and do not feel comfortable being honest and open; however, when I speak to people online, I feel more confident because they do not know what…