Must-know gossip stats

The use and content of gossip is displayed below in statistics. The statistics provided are based on studies conducted by experts.



Positive gossip is more likely to contain truthful information than untruthful information.  



Untruthful gossip is more likely to contain unintentional lies than intentional lies. 


Time spent

People spend an estimated 52 minutes gossiping a day when they are awake for 16 hours.



When gossiping in settings where any type of competition is involved, lies are 63 percent more prevalent.