Wired: “If a group text gets read and no one reacts, did it happen?” (Paul Dourish quoted)

August 13, 2018

Reactions on text threads and social media aren’t that different from smiling or nodding while someone is talking. “They are niceties that express that we’re listening, signal interest, and keep the conversation going,” says Paul Dourish, Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at UC Irvine.

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