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Posts Tagged 'jealousy'

Sex differences in jealousy over Facebook activity

Highlights Females are more prone to jealousy over Facebook activity than are males. Males are aware of the sex difference in jealousy; females are not. Misunderstandings about Facebook use are a source of problems in romantic relationships. Abstract Forty heterosexual undergraduate students 24 females, 16 males who were currently in a romantic relationship filled out […]

5 August 2013 at 15:38 - Comments

These are the unwritten rules of Facebook (BPS Research Digest)

From Bryant and Marmo (2012) I should expect a response from this person if I post on his/her profile.I should NOT say anything disrespectful about this person on Facebook.I should consider how a post might negatively impact this person’s relationships.If I post something that this person deletes, I should not repost it.I should communicate with […]

7 January 2013 at 17:42 - Comments

How to: 7 steps to enjoy Facebook and not get paranoid, depressed or crazy

  1. Just check your frickin’ privacy settings. You’ll be happier knowing that your profile is locked down and no nasty corporations are stealing your thoughts. Use this thingamyjig

18 May 2010 at 08:58 - Comments

More privacy issues: this almost encourages bitchiness

From Steven O’Hear at TechCrunch Europe, my eyes popped out of my head when I read this – and it’s a feature, not a flaw. As an example, a privacy quirk on Facebook appears to produce the following scenario: User A sends a friend-request to user B but they choose not to accept, at least […]

10 May 2010 at 18:23 - Comments
AAAAND ya can't recall your friend request. So person B can shun person A for AGES. eh... I presume, ahem.
10 May 10 at 21:48
Happily, you can actually recall a friend request, but it's not very easy. You have to go to your profile,…
11 May 10 at 00:50

How to deal with your relationships on Facebook

A Seattle couple, Jason and Kelli Krafsky, have written an entire book about the problems of managing your current and previous relationships on Facebook Husband and wife write book to help couples navigate Facebook This is a more serious issue than you might think, but as I have previously posted, you don’t want to know […]

1 May 2010 at 19:23 - Comments