Do you enjoy hearing some hot gossip now and then, even just a little? 55% of people admit they do, according to a new survey. That includes 1 in 20 who LOVE to gossip.
Some of us play an active role, and others are passive gossipers. Everyone’s heard gossip before, but 31% of people claim they’ve never SPREAD it. 51% say they have, and 19% aren’t sure.
Here Is A Few More Quick Stats About Gossiping!
1. Women gossip more than men, but it’s closer than you might think. 55% of women admit they’ve spread gossip before, compared to 46% of men.
2. The top words people used to describe gossiping were “harmful,” “mean-spirited,” “addictive,” and “sinful.” Only 14% said they’d describe it as “fun.”
3. Most people who gossip a lot think the info they pass along is true. But 19% admit they’ve spread false information on purpose before.
4. 69% of us have heard gossip about ourselves that wasn’t true. 43% said they’ve also heard a rumour about themselves that was true.