Tag: facebook

Are we too unforgiving?

Social media, according to many recent studies, has some degree of association with anxiety or depression. It can certainly help bring people together and create a community. And through that help some people feel supported. And, that is great. And, that is how I try to use social […]

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 […]