How People Shake Hands Around the World

Written by Jessie Liu

Handshakes are how we greet each other around the world. Even if you’re meeting someone who doesn’t speak the same language as you, offering a simple handshake offers a show of peace and respect. However, handshakes differ around the world.

Take a look at the infographic below to see how handshakes differ across 19 different countries around the world, the similarities and differences may surprise you:


Source: [BusinessInsider]

Original Source: [Expedia.ca]

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About the author

Jessie Liu

Jessie Liu is a digital marketer, specializing in SEO, Digital Analytics, Content Marketing and Social Media. She helps lead TheJobNetwork’s content marketing efforts, including content strategy and promotion strategy. She believes in data-driven decision making. She recently adopted a Beagle mix puppy named Happy. Feel free to tweet her @jessiecliu for pictures of her adorable new puppy or just any marketing related stuff.

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