Social media as a reward & youngsters

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  • Adam Alter (2017) Irresistible.
  • Denis Campbell (2019) Depression in girls linked to higher use of social media. The Guardian, 4.1.2019
  • Eric Dolan (2018) Giving up Facebook leads to a drop in the stress-related hormone cortisol, study finds. PsyPost, 1.4.2018
  • Nir Eyal (2014)
  • Christopher Ferguson (2018) A psychologist explains why technology’s impact on your brain is probably overblown. Quartz, 23.5.2018
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  • David Ginsberg and Moira Burke (2017) Hard Questions: Is Spending Time on Social Media Bad for Us? Facebook blog, 15.12.2017
  • Alex Hern (2018) Instagram is supposed to be friendly. So why is it making people so miserable? The Guardian, 17.9.2018
  • Sam Levin (2018) Facebook VP wrote site’s actions were ‘de facto good’ – even if they led to deaths. The Guardian, 30.3.2018
  • Paul Lewis (2017) ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia. The Guardian, 5.10.2017
  • Taylor Lorenz (2018) Generation Z is already bored by the Internet. Daily Beast, 3.4.2018
  • Ryan Mac, Charlie Warzel and Alex Kantrowitz (2018) Growth At Any Cost: Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo — And Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed. Buzzfeed, 30.3.2018
  • Christina Sagioglou and Tobias Greitemeyer (2014) Facebook’s emotional consequences: Why Facebook causes a decrease in mood and why people still use it. Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 35, June 2014.
  • Moya Sarner (2018) The age of envy: how to be happy when everyone else’s life looks perfect. The Guardian, 9.10.2018
  • Natasha Dow Schüll (2012) Addiction by design.
  • B. Shakya and N.A. Christiakis (2017) Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Feb 1;185(3).
  • Olivia Solon (2017) Ex-Facebook president Sean Parker: site made to exploit human ‘vulnerability’. The Guardian, 9.11.2017
  • Zeynep Tufekci (2018) Why Zuckerberg’s 14-year apology tour hasn’t fixed Facebook. Wired, 6.4.2018
  • YouTube stars ‘might encourage kids to eat more calories’ (2018) BBC, 26.5.2018