Category: social media

Yup, aha, next…

Just last week I waxed and waned about a pet peeve of mine. Well, I have many. And many are not really all that deep nor are they truly things that keep me up at night. They are just things that mildly irk me and once I talk […]

Hi…oh, nevermind

Pet peeves, despite being fundamentally annoying, can be fun. Or rather, one can laugh at them. Or rather, one can laugh at the people who have some silly pet peeves. Or, you can commiserate and list out your own. Today, someone shared with me several of their pet […]

Unknown search terms: How did you get here?

  Everything these days seems to be either about personalization or psychometric profiling. I suppose that by now you have heard about the little problem that Facebook has been having the past few weeks.   Apparently, according to the news media companies, voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica harvested private data […]

For kicks: Call me Ruby

  Have you done a Buzzfeed or Facebook quiz lately?  know that the majority of those online quizzes are silly, non-scientific adventures that are meant to sell you something or get your information for a marketing database.  I know that and as a psychologist I am not offended […]