30 Jun '12, 8am

Facebook, Twitter making girls appear ruder and more aggressive, it has been claimed

LONDON - Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are changing the way girls speak, making them appear ruder and more aggressive, it has been claimed. Experts believe the language used by young women is becoming shorter, sharper and more "to the point", with less time to deliberate carefully over their words. The change, it is claimed, has resulted in teenage girls seeming curt, straightforward and even aggressive when speaking to one another and adults. The adapted language is believed to be the result of quicker communication on Facebook, Twitter and in emails. It is more noticeable in girls than boys because they communicate more frequently, it is claimed. Marie Clair, from the Plain English Campaign, told the Daily Mail the appearance of curtness is "not intentional", but pointed out the use of the internet meant youngsters had less time to choose their wor...

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