In: Psychology of Social Media

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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The Tinderisation of Everyday Life: when too much choice backfires
29th March 2015

Choice may be the result of the abundance produced by consumer capitalism, but that doesn’t make it a good thing….

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The Psychology of Stranger Shaming
29th January 2015

Novel words to describe new activities appear to be propagating at least as quickly as the new-fangled technologies that are responsible for…

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Googleheads, Buzzfeed Boffins, and Mobile Mad: information, technology, and us
12th December 2014

There are just a few weeks left in 2014, so perhaps it’s a good time to pause and think about ourselves…

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Online Harassment – it’s not just media hype
24th October 2014

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you might feel that by going online you’ll be subjecting yourself to all sorts of danger….

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