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Month: August 2017

Part II: Is Social Media The New Gambling?

Part II: Is Social Media The New Gambling?

This is Part II in the two-part series of how social media became king.  If you missed Part I, you can find it here. Since the dawn of time, people have always been out to compete with one another.  Every day you do your hair a certain way, post pictures on Instagram of yourself on the beach when you’re actually at your desk, carefully word each humble brag post on Facebook telling everyone you’ll be traveling to X country instead…

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Part I: How Did Social Media Become King?

Part I: How Did Social Media Become King?

This is the first of a two-part series covering two sides of Social Media with the first part exploring social media and what it actually does for us (cognitive function, social experience, etc).  The second part, which will be out in another week, will analyze self-infatuation and how social media is ultimately the culprit. PART I: SOCIAL MEDIA It’s 10am on a Monday and you’re at work.  Coffee cup half full, inbox overflowing with emails, and Greg can be overheard…

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