Category: Social media

Too sensitive to talk about or too funny not to mention

14.1.2020 – The monologue at the 2020 Golden Globes by Ricky Gervais lead to a lot of on-line response. While humorously complaining of many topics of societal wrongdoing, by some his critique was perceived as going too far rather than being funny. Whereas some feel that you just can’t say anything anymore, humour could be of particular value opening conversation on those sensitive topics. Especially when a joke addresses an issue too personally close for some, it could contribute towards a solution of the underlying problem.

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Personality and online dating: Who does it and why?

10.06.2019 – Tinder, the online dating app. Try to find a student that has not used it – it won’t be easy. Although the app is “relatively” new, it has already become a normality in the dating life of the single, emerging adult. Previously we discussed what your social media says about your personality, but what can we say about online dating?

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Individual differences that lead to smartphone addiction

26.04.2019 – Smartphones have brought us many things. But like everything else in life, they come at a price. Over the years, many individuals have become addicted to their smartphones. In this post, we discuss different pathways that can lead to smartphone addiction and implications for mental health.

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