The Truth About Twitter

Maybe you find yourself scrolling through Twitter every few days, or maybe you're on it all day long, obsessively monitoring your follower stats and seeing the whole world through the lens of what you'll tweet about next. Does Twitter make our lives better or worse? Photo: Shutterstock

Talking About Sensitive Topics on Social Media

By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H
Using social media to promote mental health and prevent suicide

Regarding Twitter: Where Is Greta Garbo When We Really Need Her?

By Ira Rosofsky Ph.D.
Where is Greta Garbo when we really need her?

Scalpel ... Suction ... Tweet

By Arnon Krongrad M.D.
Tweet while you sew? No thanks!

Is Celebrity Behavior Making You a Narcissist?

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
The celebrity "tell-all" you probably didn’t hear about.

Media, Mindfulness, and Personal Meaning

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Twitter, tigers, and what’s important

Should Your Therapist Tweet?

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Rules for psychotherapists who use social media

Can Twitter Track Suicide Risk?

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D.
How useful is Twitter in identifying people at risk for suicide?

From Flattery to Fear: Cyberspace Invaders

By Wendy L. Patrick Ph.D.
Has Your Boss Crossed the Line?

Apology Porn

By Anneli Rufus
Mea culpa is a wildly public rite in Hugo Schwyzer's confessional tweet-storm.

I Have Met The Internet And It Is Not Us

By Ravi Chandra M.D., F.A.P.A.
Hashtag Heroes and Internet Convos

The effects of effective social media use

By Rod Judkins M.A., RCA
A perfect example of how to communicate in our culture

How Complaining Via Twitter Is Changing Consumer Psychology

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
How to complain on Twitter

'Cool' in the Time of Twitter

By Pamela Haag Ph.D.
Does taste stand a chance against cool in the social media age?

Clever Way to Beat Cravings or Dangerous Trigger?

By Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
A strategy for quitting that can backfire big-time.

Twitter and Mortality: To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.
Extroverts, but not introverts, use Twitter to ward off existential anxiety.

#Huh? Twitter Helps With Willpower

By Erinn Bucklan
Let your fingers do the typing to stick to a healthy plan.