People who lie while texting take longer to respond

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 12:30 in Psychology & Sociology

Ever been trading a flurry of text messages when there's an awkward pause? Well, new research shows you probably should be suspicious. A new study finds when people lie in digital messages -- texting, social media or instant messaging -- they take longer to respond, make more edits and write shorter responses than usual.

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