Determining what’s acceptable is further complicated by the fact that online life has changed the notion of the “community standard.”. “We’re an increasingly connected society, so we’re no longer divided by our (physical) communities,” says David Gudelunas, a communication professor at Fairfield University in Connecticut. Now, those communities are often online, stretching across continents and age brackets to bring together people with common interests.
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