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The Psychology of Social Media

(The Psychology of Everything)

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Are we really being ourselves on social media? Can we benefit from connecting with people we barely know online? Why do some people overshare on social networking sites?

The Psychology of Social Media explores how so much of our everyday lives is played out online, and how this can impact our identity, wellbeing, and relationships. It looks at how our online profiles, conne
Paperback, 106 pages
Published April 16th 2019 by Routledge
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Kathleen Garber
Jun 17, 2019 rated it liked it
I haven’t been using Social Media as obsessively as I was a year or two ago because I’ve been blogging less but I’m well versed in the different social media platforms and I’ve seen how they’ve changed over the years since social media began. Oh yes, I remember BEFORE social media!

As such, this book was interesting but short. I had heard about some of it already but I did learn new things, especially with regards to how people use social media and the ways in which social media can cause problem
May 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ciarán McMahon provides a much-needed call for action by questioning how much we really know about the influence of social media services and platforms on society and social relations in the modern world. His writing is lyrical, approachable and easily accessible. The structure of this short study - enhanced with carefully chosen case studies - reaffirms that we do in fact know very little about the impact on humanity of commercially-driven bundles of algorithms that increasingly command more an ...more
May 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon is an Information Security Consultant and award-winning academic psychologist from Ireland. He holds a B.Sc. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in History and Theory of Psychology, both from University College Dublin. Ciarán is primarily interested in the psychology of technology, from ancient methods of writing to modern social media.

Dr Mc Mahon has authored peer-reviewed publications o

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