Social Media And Psychology

  • A thought exercise on social media and critical thinking

    … without taking. Tom Webster and I have been discussing some of our observations in this area. It appears to us that people simply believe — and repeat — almost anything they hear from business gurus without thinking. We’re seeing this lack of critical thinking so often that we decided to address it on our podcast. Also, in this episode we take a stab…

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  • Too much of a good thing? The weird truth about social proof.

    … are essential to many businesses. Research done by The New York Times showed that people believe content shared on the web — even from a stranger — before they will believe your advertising. Social proof can come in many forms — ratings, reviews, testimonies, badges, referrals, and associations with influential people, to name a few. It is becoming…

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  • Mobile devices are detroying human conversation. Get over it.

    … In this post, I am going to provide some extremely weird and unexpected advice, but I need to scare the crap out of you first. Nearly every day, there are new warnings about exposing kids to too much “screen time.” Research shows excessive screen time may lead to Chronic health problems Obesity Poor academic performance … to name a few…

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  • How Facebook changes our behavior

    … I always find it curious when people compare our social media presence with our REAL presence in the “real world.” What makes people think that Facebook is NOT the real world? Increasingly, we are beginning to see these lines blur. We create our personality on Facebook. But Facebook is also creating our personality. Facebook changes our…

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