Grown-ups have it easier in a lot more ways than their younger counterparts: They can stay up as late as they want, they don't have anyone nagging them to clean up their room — and adult bullying is less of an issue than teen bullying. Maybe that's why more adults than teens view people as more "kind" than nasty on Facebook and other social networking sites, according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
Last fall, the center, in a mirror study about teens
, found that more than two-thirds of them said their peers are mostly kind to one another in the remarks they make on such sites. But 88 percent said they have seen examples of mean and cruel behavior to others, and 15 percent say they themselves have been the target of such behavior.
In contrast, 85 percent of adults say that people are mostly kind; 49 percent say they have witnessed mean and offensive behavior.Read More