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Posts Tagged 'privacy'

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

Slate: Internet privacy: How network analysis can reveal details you would rather hide

Very interesting piece over on Slate. Would you agree to wear a stress monitor while giving a presentation? If not, what if a video of that talk could reveal at which point you were most calm, and most stressed? Wouldn’t you like to know which parts of a speech a politician was most confident about, […]

29 August 2011 at 20:13 - Comments

Facebook vs. Google Plus: That’s +1 to Google

It’s probably not the best time to lash up a hastily planned blog post, being after 8pm on a Friday evening, and I really should be elswhere. But I’m sure you are all eager to hear what I think of Google’s new social network – positively frothing at the mouth, I expect. In that case, […]

1 July 2011 at 21:13 - Comments

Facebook and psychology: What we know so far

Here’s the presentation I gave last week in IADT. Audio didn’t work out too well, but I may re-record and add later. Video may follow later. Facebook and psychology: What we know so far View more presentations from CJAMcMahon.

4 November 2010 at 15:34 - Comments

Six Reasons Why I’m Not On Facebook, By Wired UK’s Editor

Is this just another old fuddy-duddy? or has he got a point? David Rowan is certainly knowledgeble about the field, and these are his key points 1) Private companies aren’t motivated by your best interests 2) They make it harder to reinvent yourself 3) Information you supply for one purpose will invariably be used for […]

21 September 2010 at 10:58 - Comments