PsychBook Research

Collecting and analysing psychological research on the most popular social networking site in the world today.

Posts Tagged 'social media'

Good news everyone! How social media can make the world a better place

My professional judgment is that Facebook, like any other ‘technology of the self’ (Foucault, 1984) is morally neutral. Hence it can be used for good, as well as not-so-good purposes. Today I’ve listed three stories that illustrate the positive power of social media – none of which I’ve taken from Facebook’s blog, mind you.   […]

5 June 2010 at 15:52 - Comments

Personally, I was born and christened ‘PsychBook’, but as for the rest of you… seems like a lot of you are spinning fibs. This ‘survey’, conducted by an ‘agency’, published via ‘release’, apparently found that half of social media users – that’s you! – don’t use their real names. Perish the thought that anyone be economical with the truth on the internet … CHUBB CP : Many Don’t […]

30 April 2010 at 12:31 - Comments