Image: Mashable composite/Facebook If you’ve ever gotten into a heated discussion on Facebook or Twitter, you know it can be difficult to get your point across successfully. Have a read of our suggestions and share your etiquette tips in the comments below. Take a deep breath, step away from your computer if necessary, but don’t reply in haste or you may end up typing something you’ll regret.
We’ve put together a quick list of “do’s and don’ts” for debating the big issues on social media platforms. Have a read of our suggestions and share your etiquette tips in the comments below.
Don’t let yourself get carried away. While it’s easy to let emotions get the best of you, especially on topics you feel passionately about, the key to making a good argument is staying calm.
It can be tough to make an important point on social media, especially if you’re on a platform that limits the length of posts. Don’t be afraid to ask someone to expand on a point before you respond. You may find more information changes your perspective, or gives you a better angle to argue against. How to debate the big issues on social media