Did social networking make Chinese users more emotional? Do the male and the female behave the same in social networking? A recent survey, conducted by Tencent’s Penguin Intelligence, shed some lights.
46% male users leave negative comments online compared to only 30% female according to data of Tencent.
74.2% people will leave negative comments online when it is related to livelihood issues such as real estate price and career. Corruption is also the content that easily gain people’s negative comments. Violence ranked the third with 51.3%.
Over 75% people leave negative comments due to their feeling disgusted about what happened. About 56% netizens have the patriotic mind that leads them to put negative comments on the internet.
With regard to commenting online, about half users think they are more rational. 35% people often follow the event development in social media while most China social media users (58%) only sometimes follow the event.
56.7% users think the maturity of overall China social media users needs to be improved. Over 40% people think there are too much bias comments. Also, 42.5% people think it is good to get public opinion through online comments.
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