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Media Psychology and Social Change
Media's impact on behavior
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Social Networks Show Deeper Penetration, More Trust in Emerging Markets

Social Networks Show Deeper Penetration, More Trust in Emerging Markets | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
A compilation of studies from eMarketer, PEW, and region-specific groups has examined social network use and trust for regions around the world. Emerging markets approaching more common internet access both used and trusted social networks more.
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A higher portion of users in emerging markets are turning toward social

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Why The Human Body Will Be The Next Computer Interface

Why The Human Body Will Be The Next Computer Interface | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
By now you’ve probably heard a lot about wearables, living services, the Internet of Things, and smart materials.
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We seem to be intrinsically built to desire this communion with the made world.

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Maybe You're Asking the Wrong Question: The Value of a Conversation

Maybe You're Asking the Wrong Question: The Value of a Conversation | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Conversation is the bridge that builds relationships with customers, clients and potential.
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 “Everything that happens in a marketplace falls into just three categories: transaction, conversation, and relationship.”

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The Social Web of Things

Ericsson believes that in the Networked Society, more than 50 billion things will be connected, in order to make our lives and our businesses more efficient ... (The social web of things: Gaat dit social media ons in de toekomst brengen?
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Social Media Predictions for 2013

The world’s most respected and proven marketers share what changes they believe are in store for social media in the new year.
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Synchronize Your Brains with (Data) Storytelling - Smart Data Collective

Synchronize Your Brains with (Data) Storytelling - Smart Data Collective | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Synchronize Your Brains with (Data) Storytelling Smart Data Collective In contrast, when we are engaged in storytelling (either on the telling or listening side), not only are the language processing parts of the brain activated—but also any other...
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When we are engaged in storytelling (either on the telling or listening side), not only are the language processing parts of the brain activated—but also any other part of the brain that we would use if we were experiencing the events in the story.

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Social media and the culture of connectivity | OUPblog

Social media and the culture of connectivity | OUPblog | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
By José van Dijck In 2006, there appeared to be a remarkable consensus among Internet gurus, activists, bloggers, and academics about the promise of Web 2.0 that users would attain more power than they ever had in the ...
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Over the past few years, it has become increasingly obvious that the logics of mass media and social media are intimately intertwined.

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Network Mindsets in Nonprofit Management : Center for Social Innovation (CSI)

Network Mindsets in Nonprofit Management : Center for Social Innovation (CSI) | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
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Kanter focuses on best practices for utilizing professional relationships and the steps organizations can take to develop a network model.

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How People Really Use Mobile - Harvard Business Review

How People Really Use Mobile - Harvard Business Review | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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The reasons consumers use smartphones can be broken down into the goals listed at right, along with the average monthly minutes and percentage of interactions devoted to each.

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» The Family Story of Trauma: Ways to Change the Legacy - Healing Together for Couples

» The Family Story of Trauma: Ways to Change the Legacy - Healing Together for Couples | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Trauma assaults families and their life story. Healing involves finding the words to create a family story of trauma, to transform unspeakable pain to hope.
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All families engage in story telling. Around the dinner table, in car pools, at holidays, in the middle of the night, family members share the day-to-day experiences of big and small events in their lives. Through the stories they tell, families create the fabric of their life and their legacy.

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The happiest and saddest states according to Twitter

The happiest and saddest states according to Twitter | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
If you're sick of cheerful, happy people, it might be wise to avoid Hawaii or Napa, California. They were found to be the United States' happiest state and city, respectively, in a recent study of geotagged tweets.
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Researchers at the University of Vermont sifted through more than 10 million geotagged tweets from 2011 to map out the moods of Americans in urban areas.

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New website connects donors with nonprofits through video storytelling - Chicago Daily Herald

New website connects donors with nonprofits through video storytelling - Chicago Daily Herald | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
New website connects donors with nonprofits through video storytelling Chicago Daily Herald Naperville resident Marion Ruthig had been a certified public accountant for 12 years when she saw a video of Hesed House in Aurora, a nonprofit...
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The Social Psychology of the Selfie

The Social Psychology of the Selfie | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Whether you post your own "selfie" shots on the social web or not, you'll find the format is sitting on top of fascinating psychological trends.
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One of the differences between our self-image in real life and online is more ability to change our look, and also mask our identity.

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Its amazing how much you can tell from a picture someone took of themselves, and also what they want you to think about them based on the picture. We allow a selfie to become our identity and feel pressured to portray ourselves in a way that may not even be accurate.
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Friends and fundraising: How to tap social networks

Friends and fundraising: How to tap social networks | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Doug Haslam gets on his bike, it's for personal as well as philanthropic reasons.Of course, the 44-year-old social media consultant from Newton, Massachusetts, derives intrinsic...
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those who incorporate social media in their campaigns beat other fundraisers by more than 40 percent.

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Social Media's Disappearing Light Switch - Technorati

Social Media's Disappearing Light Switch - Technorati | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
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It made me think about social media marketing and the desire to always flip that light switch to the on position.
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Yet despite our best efforts, our readers, followers, and fans are always going to switch it off in lieu of information they deem more important.

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Interactive Visualization Show The Trends In TEDx Talks [Video] - PSFK

Interactive Visualization Show The Trends In TEDx Talks [Video] - PSFK | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Interactive Visualization Show The Trends In TEDx Talks [Video] PSFK There are so many topics covered, it is difficult to see any connection, but Eric Berlow of Vibrant Data Labs and Sean Gourley of Quid sought to do just that by creating a...
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The visualization divides the talks into categories and subcategories to demonstrate how subjects overlap and also who intereacts with which types of talks.

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The Internet, Social Web and Human Media: An Opportunity for Change | Social Media Today

The Internet, Social Web and Human Media: An Opportunity for Change | Social Media Today | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
We are walking towards a digital-human present, where interpersonal skills and competences developed in an online environment are increasingly important. This could be a great barrier; however, these skills shouldn’t end in the online sphere.
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The real challenge in this online world in which we live is to create and launch something which has real significance, adding value to the world and helping people.

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Twitter is Fastest Growing Social Network: Stats

Twitter is Fastest Growing Social Network: Stats | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
The Global Web index reports some fascinating information about Twitter’s growth and how active users behave.
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Here is some fascinating information about Twitter’s growth and how active users behave.

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Mastering Collaborative Innovation through Events

Mastering Collaborative Innovation through Events | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Short time, well facilitated, cooperation efforts, often linked to specific live events (during which a community gathers around one ore more challenges, or a topics) can be an extraordinary experi...

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I have been often surprised by the extent of incredible results that genuinely collaborative projects and contexts, whose real goal is to create shared value.

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Social Media Behavior & Engagement: What You Need To Know | Heidi Cohen

Social Media Behavior & Engagement: What You Need To Know | Heidi Cohen | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Social media is how we communicate now according a Performics and ROI Research survey of individuals who visited at least one social media platform a day.
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Social media is how we communicate now according a Performics and ROI Researchsurvey of individuals who visited at least one social media platform a day.

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Social and mobile are driving a cultural shift that organisations can't ignore

Social and mobile are driving a cultural shift that organisations can't ignore | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Benjamin Robbins talks to Vala Afshar about how mobile and social are more than tech – they are a lifestyle creating sweeping organisational changes (RT @dscofield: Ignore social & mobile at your own peril - it's the culture!
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Mobile and social are bringing a dramatic cultural shift to the enterprise. The combination of mobile technology and social capabilities creates novel dynamics that have never before been possible.
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Three examples of the psychology of social networks influencing user behavior

Three examples of the psychology of social networks influencing user behavior | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
As the social media landscape has evolved, marketers have focused on the trends and psychology of sharing.
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So how do social media platforms impact consumer behavior? And how and why do social media networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter continue to influence us?

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The Current State Of Social Networks 2012

The Current State Of Social Networks 2012 | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
It's sometimes difficult to keep up to date with all the social networks statistics, so here they are all in one place - the current state of social networks in 2012 (¿Que #RRSS están al alza?
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The data were gathered from Google Ad Planner and Google Insights for Search and pulled out the highlights in an infographic. Here you can find all 59 social networks statisticsincluding Facebook, Pinterest and more.

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7 great reasons to embed a storytelling culture in your business | MojoLife | IT and Public Affairs

7 great reasons to embed a storytelling culture in your business | MojoLife | IT and Public Affairs | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
7 great reasons to embed a storytelling culture in your business | MojoLife on IT and Public Affairs curated by Salima SEGHIR (TYSM Salima!
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What cognitive psychology teaches us about creating effective Vine videos | Poynter.

Create. Inform. Engage.| Journalism training, media news & how to's (Insight to teaching storytelling | What cognitive psychology teaches us abt creating effective Vine videos via @Poynter http://t.co/nmHZ03mn)...
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Cognitive psychologist David Poeppel explains how rate of speech, repetition, and different storytelling elements contribute to information processing — and why it matters.

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