Why do we ‘like’ social media? – The Psychologist

I have a new article over on the British Psychological Society’s publication, The Psychologist.

It has been around a decade since social networking websites first entered public consciousness – now they seem like an indispensable part of daily life for many of us. What has psychological research shown about why these sites have become so popular?

Read the whole piece at the link below:

Mc Mahon, C. (2015). Why do we ‘like’ social media? The Psychologist, 28(9), 724-729.

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