The more people do it, the more correct it becomes.
Professor Kirk Hansen of the Stanford Business School demonstrated this when he boosted downloads for best-selling files on the Web by personally downloading those files over and over so the counter was artificially high.
The Rule of Social Validation recognizes and builds on our innate desire to be part of the main group.
It also recognizes that we tend to change our perceptions, opinions, and behaviors in ways that are consistent with group norms. Even if we don't admit it, or maybe even realize it, we care about what others think.
This Note has not been reviewed or endorsed by W3C Members.But would that be the best way to handle the situation for the sake of your credibility and your relationship with your constituents? You could go out and break something or yell at someone, but that won’t help your learning or your relationships. Be aware of them, but don’t let them rule your behavior.And if you sense that you need help managing those emotions, seek it.The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States. Mail traces its roots to 1775 during the Second Continental Congress, when Benjamin Franklin was appointed the first postmaster general. The USPS is legally obligated to serve all Americans, regardless of geography, at uniform price and quality.It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States Constitution. The Post Office Department was created in 1792 from Franklin's operation, elevated to a cabinet-level department in 1872, and transformed in 1971 into the U. The USPS still has exclusive access to letter boxes marked "U. Mail" and personal letterboxes in the United States, but now has to compete against private package delivery services, such as United Parcel Service and Fed Ex.For information about the other documents in the series, please refer to "Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0" .