If you saw the link to this article, clicked on it and are actually reading it through right now, we thank you.


A study done in 2016 by computer scientists at Columbia University and Microsoft found that 59% of links posted on Twitter are never clicked. 


To combat this, Twitter announced last June it was testing a new prompt on Android that would ask users attempting to retweet something they hadn’t clicked on if they would like to open it yet. 


All too often, people share or retweet articles they haven’t even read, or worse: they leave comments. 


Constructive criticism is always welcome, and you are always entitled to your opinions. That being said, if you’re going to leave a comment on an article, especially if it’s a comment that could be construed as rude, make sure you know what you’re talking about. 


Read before you retweet. Think before you share. And if you’re going to leave a comment, read twice, maybe even three times, to assure you’re saying something relevant and well-informed.

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