In: Psychology of Social Media

The Psychology of Social Media Podcast on The Mental Breakdown
10th September 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve had the chance to have a nice long conversation about my book The Psychodynamics of Social…

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The Psychology of Trump’s Tweets
30th June 2017

Another tweet, another firestorm. Clearly it’s not normal, and even more clearly, this behaviour is not suited to the office of…

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Leaning Out: How the “Will to Share” is Changing Us
21st July 2016

We all know that social media has a pull on the ego, but how does this pull actually work and what…

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Checking your smartphone again? It’s an object of emotional supply
6th May 2016

There it is, in your pocket itching away. Did you feel it buzz? Did you check it anyway, even if you…

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Has AirBnB Lost its soul? The breaking dream of the sharing economy
14th January 2016

The Internet was supposed to be the great disruptor. It was going to unleash a “sharing economy” that would enable people to…

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Don’t Swipe Left: “Tinderisation” – understanding choice and meaning in the digital age
18th September 2015

I’m pretty much in love with interdisciplinary perspectives. Quite simply, this perspective allows for a variety ways or theories to understand a…

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