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The Psychology of the Internet Troll - Academic Earth

The Psychology of the Internet Troll - Academic Earth | Media Psych | Scoop.it
What makes an Internet troll tick? In a word - disinhibition. Academic Earth illustrates how anonymity contributes to the online disinhibition effect, illuminating the psyche of the these anonymous troublemakers.
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Great explanation of how trolls aren't actually Sociopath and crazy people.

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Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed Defy History

Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed Defy History | Media Psych | Scoop.it
Sid Lee and Ubisoft show that video games can be works of art -- literally -- with "Defy History," a project for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag
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Great idea to get creative fans involved!

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NPR’s Simon: Live-Tweeting Death

NPR’s Simon: Live-Tweeting Death | Media Psych | Scoop.it
NPR’s popular host, Scott Simon, live-tweeted his mother’s passing from her hospital bedside. In doing so, he challenged some commonly-held beliefs about social media. Most who read his posts were deeply moved.
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wild

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Brands Must Master Short-Form Storytelling

Brands Must Master Short-Form Storytelling | Media Psych | Scoop.it
Whether it's 6-second Vines or 15-second Instagram videos, the verdict is in: brevity is the future.
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Short and sweet is the new black! Brand storytelling must always be customized for the medium being used.

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