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August 13, 2018

Wired

If a group text gets read and no one reacts, did it happen?

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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If a group text gets read and no one reacts, did it happen?


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