The Human Brain Now Registers Emoticons like Real Faces

Today the smiley face emoticon is practically part of our everyday language. Between texts, emails, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms, the emoticon is used by almost everyone, everywhere. So it’s no wonder our brains have adapted to recognize the smiling emoticon as if it were a real face. When numerous students began sending… Continue reading The Human Brain Now Registers Emoticons like Real Faces

13 Emotional States Depicted through Surreal Photographs

Have you ever sensed you just weren’t acting like yourself? Have you ever felt the immeasurable burden of keeping a dark secret? Have you ever been so relaxed and free spirited as if you were “walking on a clouds?” Lara Zankoul, a Lebanon-born artist, is producing a dramatic series of concept art that combines creatively… Continue reading 13 Emotional States Depicted through Surreal Photographs

A Useful Idea For Social Media Psychology

I’m assuming that since you’re reading this you’re probably a marketer of some kind, using social media as a means of transport to your next sale or follower, and that’s great! ¬†With the ever evolving, and sometimes revolving, door of social media, it’s good to know what you’re doing in this arena. But I’ve noticed… Continue reading A Useful Idea For Social Media Psychology

Facebook Now Notifies Page Managers to Promote their Most ‘Engaging’ Posts

Facebook has just rolled out a new feature for Pages that encourages page administrators to purchase more promotions by highlighting their most engaging posts. As seen above, in the Admin Panel¬†posts that Facebook considers to be “more engaging than many of your other posts” are highlighted in yellow. This appears to be part of a… Continue reading Facebook Now Notifies Page Managers to Promote their Most ‘Engaging’ Posts