Soooooo you’re an extravert! What your Facebook status update says about you.
Soooooo you’re an extravert! What your Facebook status update says about you. I’m fascinated by the psychology of social media: does it make us feel happier and more connected? Or could it make us feel more depressed, like there’s a great big party going on out there and we’re not invited? Do our social […]
Is Facebook your BFF?
Is Facebook your BFF? A study has just been published by researchers at Cambridge University which shows that computers can better analyse your personality based on your Facebook likes than your friends or even your family. Just 10 Facebook likes were found to better predict personality than participants’ work colleagues, 70 likes enabled the software to […]
Happiness is Catching: Employee Engagement and Social Media
Research recently published, conducted by the University of California, San Diego, has discovered that emotions can spread via social media. The research looked at feelings posted on Facebook, and how contagious they are. The study, entitled “detecting emotional contagion in massive social networks”, was published in “PLOS ONE”. The researchers wanted to see if happiness, […]
Can using enterprise social media make us happier at work?
Social Media Week kicks off next week, with events happening around the globe…. We’ll be going along to the Simply Smile Event in London on Monday 23rd, which has a fantastic programme for anyone interested in social media used inside organisations. This is a topic we’re really passionate about and we’re just about to […]