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Smartphones cause retail problems and opportunities

Smartphone users price compare within stores causing difficulties for bricks and mortar retailers. But smartphone users also love being approached on their device with coupons. Share:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleEmailMoreDiggRedditTumblrStumbleUpon http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2014/blog/retail/smartphones-cause-retail-problems-opportunities.html
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Social networks could be bad for your future business

Social networks could be bad for your future business | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Social networks allow us to learn from each other. But the more we rely on social learning, the less we produce new ideas. Share:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleEmailMoreDiggRedditTumblrStumbleUpon http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2014/blog/social/social-networks-bad-future-business.html
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, February 20, 12:23 PM

His concern is it tends to reduce thinking.  Those active in social media get into a "group-think" mentality which means that without independent individual analyzing, there will be fewer solutions. -Lon

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Customers like cool stuff - but not for long

Customers like cool stuff - but not for long | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Selling cool products sounds like a good idea. Except research shows the impact is short-lived . Coolness could reduce product sales, not increase them. Share:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleEmailMoreDiggRedditTumblrStumbleUpon http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2014/blog/web-business/customers-like-cool-stuff-long.html
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Facebook: The Psychology of a Ten Year Old

Facebook: The Psychology of a Ten Year Old | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Facebook is 10 years old today. But what can we expect from a 10-year-old? What is the psychology of this age? Share:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleEmailMoreDiggRedditTumblrStumbleUpon http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2014/blog/social/facebook-psychology-ten-year-old.html
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The Psychology of Internet Explained | Selected Reads

The Psychology of Internet Explained | Selected Reads | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
in ” The Psychology of The Internet” Patricia Wallace takes you into a deep and meditative journey through the psychological realm constituted by Internet. My first impression about this book before I read it was that it would be ...
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A simple way to measure your online connectivity

A simple way to measure your online connectivity | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Throughout the web you can see people proudly displaying badges showing how many friends they have, how many followers they have and how many connections they have made.
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Researcher: Bad Parents Create Internet Addicts - Christian Post (blog)

Researcher: Bad Parents Create Internet Addicts - Christian Post (blog) | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Researcher: Bad Parents Create Internet Addicts
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Could the root cause of internet addiction in many teenagers and young adults be the result of bad parenting? Researchers in Greece suggest such a link.
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Computerized Therapy: Will Your Next Therapist Be a Computer? - PsychCentral.com

Computerized Therapy: Will Your Next Therapist Be a Computer? - PsychCentral.com | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
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Using Psychology - Can we modify Internet-troll behavior?

Using Psychology - Can we modify Internet-troll behavior? | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Internet-troll behavior involves repeatedly posting messages that start arguments and upset others. Similar types of undesirable social behavior include schoolhouse bullying and vandalism. Why do some individuals engage ...
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Brittany Hunter's curator insight, January 17, 10:09 AM

I think that if we can find the reason behind why people find the need to harass people over technology, it can help to reduce it. Helping find the causes and reasoning behind it and seeing if the are any allternative solutions to help the people who are bullying people and harassing other over the internet can help to stop it.

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Superficial website rankings matter after all

Superficial website rankings matter after all | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Getting to Number One on Google is a dream for most website owners. Yet, millions of people are busy striving to get to the top of the list. Why? Because it matters.
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Study of Online Behaviour, CyberPsychology - YouTube

The smartphone as a portal: As we spend increasing amounts of our daily lives immersed in technology, we need to understand how there can differences and sim...
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4 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring People Away - Forbes

4 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring People Away - Forbes | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
4 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring People Away
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As the internet has evolved, however, consumers have become savvier about what they will/will not tolerate in a website experience. While most ...
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The Science & Psychology Of Social Media - Marketing Land

The Science & Psychology Of Social Media - Marketing Land | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
With a better understanding of the psychology behind sharing, as well as some of the larger social platforms, we can consider how to change our social media strategy to create sharable campaigns.
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Twitter is NOT a social network after all

Twitter is NOT a social network after all | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Research shows that most activity on Twitter is non-conversational. Even if it is two-way, it is so short-lived it is not truly social. Share:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleEmailMoreDiggRedditTumblrStumbleUpon http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2014/blog/social/twitter-social-network.html
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internetdoctor's curator insight, April 24, 6:39 PM

I don't want to tell you I told you so...no wait...I do..."I told you Twitter is not really social!"

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Winning awards can work against your business

Winning awards can seem a good idea. But it opens up your business to a wider audience bringing negative reviews and word of mouth. Share:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleEmailMoreDiggRedditTumblrStumbleUpon http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2014/blog/web-business/winning-awards-can-work-business.html
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Close relationships with people met online in a national U.S. sample of adolescents

Close relationships with people met online in a national U.S. sample of adolescents | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
This journal is focused on cyberspace, CMC, computer mediated communication, psychology and internet, information society, digital divide, cybersociology, internet addiction (RT @CCRCunh: 1 in 10 youth report a close relationship with someone they...
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5 psychological ways to increase online business

5 psychological ways to increase online business | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Although estimates vary, it seems that every minute of every day around 99 new websites are created.
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Scientists Digitize Psychology's Most Famous Brain - Wired

Scientists Digitize Psychology's Most Famous Brain - Wired | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Scientists Digitize Psychology's Most Famous Brain Wired As if the pressure of handling such a delicate and precious object wasn't enough, Annese streamed the cutting live on the internet, in the name of bringing the science to the people (his...
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Reviewing what you know about the Internet helps

Reviewing what you know about the Internet helps | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
How much do you know about the Internet? But more importantly, how much have you forgotten? The chances are you have forgotten more about using the Internet than you actually now know.
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The future of shopping: When psychology and emotion meet analytics - ZDNet

The future of shopping: When psychology and emotion meet analytics - ZDNet | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
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The future of shopping: When psychology and emotion meet analytics
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Many of the aforementioned technologies were pulled together by Intel, which has a large retail technology unit as well as an Internet of Things division.
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The Tinder effect: psychology of dating in the technosexual era - The Guardian (blog)

The Tinder effect: psychology of dating in the technosexual era - The Guardian (blog) | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
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The Tinder effect: psychology of dating in the technosexual era
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Like any successful internet service, Tinder enables people to fulfil some basic evolutionary and social needs.
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The effects of text, audio, video, and in-person communication on bonding between friends

The effects of text, audio, video, and in-person communication on bonding between friends | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
This journal is focused on cyberspace, CMC, computer mediated communication, psychology and internet, information society, digital divide, cybersociology, internet addiction (Interesante estudio analiza la experiencia #emocional de conexión...
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Switch off the Internet to reduce work errors

Switch off the Internet to reduce work errors | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
How many mistakes do you make each day at work? The chances are we all make more errors than we really know. After all, I am sure many of us have sent out emails where the proofreading was not as good as it might have been…!
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Workaholics risk depression from net use - Stuff.co.nz

Workaholics risk depression from net use - Stuff.co.nz | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
Workaholics risk depression from net use Stuff.co.nz British psychologists found it is workplace high-fliers, rather than students or the unemployed, who risk isolation, depression and anxiety disorders as they increasingly show signs of internet...
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Why CEOs must use social media

Why CEOs must use social media | Internet Psychology | Scoop.it
There are some pretty famous CEOs and leading business people who use Twitter or LinkedIn. Lord Sugar, for instance, is an avid Tweeter. And there are plenty of CEOs actively using LinkedIn.
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