Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.
JANUARY 28, 2019
For most children, online video games offer an early window into social interactions with friends—and strangers. While social games foster collaboration and competition, they have also been home to hostile communities, where harassment and uncivil behavior can run rampant and make headlines. Some online multiplayer games have become so ridden with profanity that many players disable chat functions. (I But “games are different now,” he acknowledges.