Myonline interaction compared to my real life
Iam one of those people who exhibit the same traits both online and inreal life. In real life, I always defend my opinions and thoughtsunless proved wrong. This usually comes after strong evidence hasbeen produced by the other party. In both my online and real lives, Itend to accept friendship after a through scrutiny of the otherpersons traits as well as motives. I like being myself and most ofthe time I am left wondering, why should people exhibit differenttraits when they are online? This paper analyses the similarities inmy online and real life interactions.
Inboth my online and real life interactions, I tend to keep the samecircle of friends. I don’t usually add to my friend list people Iam not familiar with. Before being friends with anyone, I must ensuretheir motives as well as traits are desirable. I therefore thoroughlyscrutinize individuals, both online and in real life, before makingthem my friends. In addition to that, I usually express the sameviews and attitudes in both the online and real life community. Thiscould be explained by the fact that I keep the same circle of friendsboth online and offline. Additionally, I just like being myself andexpressing my real feelings and opinions. Maintaining the same circleof friends as well as expressing the same opinions and attitudes inreal life and online has ensured that the relationships I have arehealthy. Not only are my friends able to understand me, but I am alsoable to understand them and know the extent to which our interactionscan go.
Inreal life, I am an open minded person. I positively take criticismand I am always open to other ideas. This trait is also expressed inmy online interactions. Not only do I accept genuine criticism andopinions, but I am also ready to learn from my online friends. I likekeeping things to myself in real life. In addition to that, I likemaintaining high levels of privacy and hate it when a person intrudesinto my personal space. This is the same in my online interactionswhere I usually make sure that my social media accounts are securedby strong passwords. I never post my personal or family issuesonline. In addition to that, I never express my feelings directlyduring my online interactions. Information spreads very first onlineand being secretive and maintaining high levels of online securityhave ensured that my private and family issues don’t spread topeople it should not.
Inreal life, I tend to be very appreciative and ready to givecompliments where it is due. I believe that any small favor or act ofkindness is worth appreciating. I also express the same traits in myonline interactions. When my friends sent me gift cards or birthdaywishes online, I usually make an effort to thank them back.Additionally, when a friend uploads a cute picture or posts somethingthat makes great sense online, I usually compliment them. Beingappreciative and ready to compliment has ensured that I maintain agood relationship with my friends both online and offline.
Inconclusion, my online persona is quite similar to the traits Iexhibit in real life. I keep the same friends and express the sameattitudes and opinions in my online and real life interactions. Apartfrom that, I like maintaining high levels of privacy in both myonline and real life. Lastly, I am appreciative and ready tocompliment in both lives.