In: Psychology of Social Media

The Unconscious of Social Media

In 2014 I published The Psychodynamics of Social Networking: connected-up instantaneous culture and the self. Since then I have been travelling...

Being Human: The Psychology of Your Online Self

In case you missed it, you can now watch the video of my talk “The Psychology of your Online Self” which...

The Psychodynamics of Social Networking: an update

When I published The Psychodynamics of Social Networking: connected-up instantaneous culture and the self  in 2014 I understood well that technology and social...

The Psychology of Social Media Podcast on The Mental Breakdown

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

The Psychology of Trump’s Tweets

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

Leaning Out: How the “Will to Share” is Changing Us

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