Social psychologists investigated why Facebook users post profile pics of themselves with a romantic partner and how those online displays are interpreted by others.
There are a few simple tricks anyone can use.
Facebook users no longer see the site as a confidant. They’re struggling with how to deal with a messy codependence – and whether to just break up and move on with healthier friends.
Data scientists mapped the online behavior of Facebook users in Brazil, the US and Argentina. The result is a startling visual portrayal of just how deeply polarized these nations have become.
Social media provide shortcuts to things we yearn for, like connection and validation. Media effects scholars explain the psychological benefits we get from Facebook that make it so hard to quit.
Online social networking technologies have been linked with increased risky sexual behaviour – and Swaziland is no different.