Today, I just wanted to update you with some news. First of all, my new book is shipping in next week. Psychological Insights for Understanding COVID-19 and Media and Technology is available for pre-order now on the Routledge website. There is currently a 20%… Read More »from my desk – new book and podcast, all about COVID, and the psychology of fake news
Everyone knows what social media is, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to define! You know it when you see it, right? Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat – that kind of thing? But what about Wikipedia? Or WhatsApp? Are they social media too? If not, why not?
This book is about the psychology of social media. It’s about trying to explain how so much of our everyday lives and modern culture came to be saturated with these incredibly popular and absorbing services. Chapter 1 opens with these… Read More »Introducing ‘The Psychology of Social Media’