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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

Netiquette Netiquette is highly specific for different websites. Just as etiquette differs from county to country, so does netiquette from website to website. Facebook has a very wide userbase (also ...
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Is it rude to ignore everybody else in a chatroom and only talk with one person?

What I'm wondering is: Is this rude to the other users of the room? Yeah. People respond to being intentionally ignored in a chat room about as well as they do to being ignored in real life. (Which ...
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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

Does it go against netiquette to provide constructive feedback in a Facebook group? That depends on the definition of "netiquette". My personal brew of common sense would say "constructive criticism ...
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Can I quote a private message in a public post?

The person who sent you the message could have posted publicly and instead chose to send it privately. Even if you think there's no privileged information and the sender shouldn't be concerned, that'...
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Is it rude to ignore everybody else in a chatroom and only talk with one person?

I agree with the others, it is rude. It may or may not be noticed, but ignoring anybody that may innocently try to add to your conversation is being unkind and unfair for your own convenience, which ...
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How to proceed after being ignored on Dating app?

I am neither 30 nor from the Balkans, and I’m also not in the online dating world. However, I find it hard to fathom that common netiquette would not apply - as this exact type of conversation can for ...
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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

You didn't actually do anything wrong here. But that isn't the point there is it. You'll have to talk to the moderator some more, and figure out what expectations they have of the members of the group....
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Is it rude to ignore everybody else in a chatroom and only talk with one person?

It's at the very least unsmart. You're holding a public conversation, in a public space, broadcasting the conversation to every person in the chatroom. By abusing a public chatroom for a private ...
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When to cut the connection-maker out of a reply-all conversation?

This is a great case for using BCC (blind carbon copy). This article quotes a business school professor explaining its use: “Moving you to BCC,” Argenti told me, is essentially a shorthand for ...
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Is it rude to ignore everybody else in a chatroom and only talk with one person?

Yes it’s rude and not politically correct. Things you have to consider: How do the people you are talking to feel about you ignoring everyone else, how will this effect their relationship with the ...
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How to gently make non-English speakers aware that their lack of communication makes a multiplayer videogame frustrating for all?

I am a gamer myself, and I know exactly where your frustration is coming from. Sadly, there is nothing you can do about that. Talking/chatting with them will not achieve anything, because they do ...
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When to cut the connection-maker out of a reply-all conversation?

Personally, I only keep the person in the loop if it's helpful to them to have that information. So it really depends on the situation. In your example, if I ask someone for help because I think they ...
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How to respond to getting email for other people?

It doesn't happen that often to me (I have a rather uncommon first name), but for the one or two mails a year which are addressed to me by accident: if it's a personal email sent only to me, I'll ...
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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

There is no one netiquette for these things; some communities are looking for constructive criticism and improvement and some only look for validation. This one is clearly the latter case. There is ...
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Can I quote a private message in a public post?

I believe there are 2 main reasons why a user would send you a private message instead of a publicly available one (in the context of reddit or similar sites). 1) They fear other users might jump the ...
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How to gently make non-English speakers aware that their lack of communication makes a multiplayer videogame frustrating for all?

You really can't. One's spoken language (which is usually tied to nationality) can be a sensitive topic. Many people will subconsciously take bringing up the language barrier as an insult to their ...
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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

So, I sandwiched my feedback, complimented the maker on their technique and expressed an interest in learning some tricks from them. I then gave some advice on how to pick colors, and on what to ...
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Is it OK to delete old tweets about events that are no longer relevant?

Judging by all twitter account I came across that write about "current events" they don't go and delete old ones. You can go to news twitter and read about issues from years ago that were written as "...
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When is confirmation or acknowledgement desirable in a mail dialogue?

As my rule of thumb, the longest the discussion, the more the confirmation is required. I deal a lot with everyday Q/A with students and customers. To a single question / need, I just acknowledge and ...
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In general, friendships develop naturally over time. When we find ourselves in new circumstances - for example after a move to a new place, or starting a new place of employment or education - we ...
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When to cut the connection-maker out of a reply-all conversation?

What I usually do is send one reply-all email along the lines of, "Thanks Bob. Me and Gary will take it from here" and then send a separate email to only Gary about the issue in question. This ...
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Replying to people in social media without sounding insulting

I don't see anything wrong with the excerpt you included here, it seems you are keeping a respectful tone and focusing on providing constructive feedback, exactly what they asked for. Keep in mind ...
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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

As you describe it, his standards deviate from the norm. His notion that all criticism is destructive criticism is plain wrong. It's his forum, his press and his freedom of press, and he has a right ...
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Does it go against netiquette to give constructive feedback on Facebook?

Background Simiarly, I belong to a group for building brands, where the ages can be as low as 14. Being a designer myself (as a career), I've learned to take criticism and feedback as comments on my ...
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