I’ve just read this article on Telegraph where the research suggests that “Mobile phones and social media are stealing our manners” and “damaging our social skills“. Since the old days people used to express themselves more in writing than in any other form of communications.
People are so much more open and personal in writing, perhaps due to the fact, that they have more time to think what they put down on the paper and are not so impulsive.
It is actually a paradox that we tend to say more in writing than when we speak,  but actually I think it’s to do with all this political correctness  and sometimes unnecessary  politeness which limits people expression. Giedrius Ivanauskas - who has written 111 posts on Social Media Citizens – Interviews with social media influencers from around the world.
Conversation skills are essential for the success of children entering kindergarten and grade one. Conversation skills include the ability to interact appropriately with others verbally as well as in body language. Communication - There are children who have difficulty looking directly into the eyes of the person they are talking to. Awareness of Others - There are times when children hurt one another either emotionally or physically.
Teaching social skills to young children assists in their development to become well rounded adults.

With the right social tools children are able to build meaningful friendships that are based on communication and understanding. PerspectivesBeing able to to understand a social situation from another personA•s perspective. Impulse ControlBeing able to control initial impulses (thoughts, desires) and not acting on them. Conflict ResolutionBeing able to solve an interpersonal problem with a peer without resorting to verbal or physical aggression. Since social skills are a learned behavior I gathered my favorite social skills games and social skills activities you can play with your child. When you think about how many times you regretted about something you had said, I bet that there were 100 times less when you regretted about something you had written. But living in the world of the fake smiles, I kind of enjoy straight forward language on social media sites. By the age of six, children are expected to be able to communicate their needs calmly, listen respectfully when someone else is speaking and solving conflicts with little aggression of any kind. These skills require children to be able to read the facial and body expressions of others and respond in a way that is considered appropriate.
Regardless of whether or not the action was accidental, it is important to teach children to take care of the situation they created.

Social skills can help children express their needs and emotions as well as the way they interact socialy with their peers. Miri Arie, child psychologist who specializes in childrenA•s social skills, I discussed the importance of developing social skills in young children before they enter grade 1. This page includes hand-on tips for teaching children how to deal with conflicts, feelings of frustration and general awareness of others. In fact, i think it’s to do with politeness for some reason we as a society don’t find it so rude if someone writes bad about us compare to when someone says something bad.
Therefore, I think it’s even more real to me, what people write than what people say, because they always have chance to correct themselves and transfer their real emotion. Giedrius is a managing partner at Nearby Digital - location focused social media marketing agency and is passionate explorer of Augmented Reality, Startups and anatomy of Inspiration. Most children pick up on social cues, others need guidance and assistance in developing this skill. Many children pick up social skills intuitively, some need to be made aware, and others need much instruction and practice.

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