Gossip isn’t just a hobby for kids in school hallways, though we may wish it were a habit we could grow out of. Gossip is prevalent at all ages and across cultures, and the topic of much debate among psychologists and sociologists who want to understand why we do it at all. Does it serve a purpose? How does gossiping affect the people doing it and who the gossip is about? YouTube channel SoulPancake hit the street to ask everyday people why they think we gossip. Watch strangers share both personal stories as well as thoughtful insights on what we get out of gossip.
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