Be nice: Tuesday is ‘Snark-Free Day’

Tell us about some of the snarky, rude type of behavior you have seen at work, online, at the store, or you can tell us how you plan on being nice to someone on Snark-Free Day. You can join the conversation on our Facebook page or tweet your thoughts using #WTOP.

WASHINGTON – A group of public relations experts is attempting to civilize the nation for 24 hours by asking folks to stay snark-free for one day.

PRConsultants Group created “Snark-Free Day” to encourage people to take the high-road and go out of their way to be polite, kind and considerate on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

“People have been emboldened by anonymity and immediacy of online commenting,” said Toni Antonetti, director of PRCG.

“On Oct. 22, we’re asking others to commit to taking just a moment before speaking, hitting send or posting to think about the effect our words have on those who receive them.”

To promote its challenge, the group created a video to educate folks on how to be snark-free for a day.

WTOP’s Randi Martin contributed to this story. Follow @WTOP and @WTOPliving on Twitter.

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