Category: Internet Psychology

Internet Psychology

Are you heading to the beach today?

Following the crowds is not a good idea to prevent COVID-19. But equally following the business crowd is not a good idea for your company success.

Internet Psychology

Is your website racist?

Have you checked your website lately to see if you are being unconsciously racist?

Whenever people take a break they reach for their mobile phone and that's a bad idea
Internet Psychology

When you take a break do NOT pick up your mobile phone

It’s a pretty safe bet that whenever you take a break, you reach for your mobile phone. It’s such a habit that it is seen as “normal”. Indeed, just stop off at a motorway service station and you’ll see hundreds of people sitting in cars or at the restaurants all

Internet Psychology

Should you allow your staff to access personal stuff online while at work?

Productivity in the workplace is falling. If people were as productive as they were just ten years ago, businesses would be producing 20% more outputs than the were in 2009. But they are not. Economists are busy discussing the productivity conundrum because what is going on around the world these

Internet stressing woman out
Internet Psychology

Is the Internet stressing you out?

Is the Internet stressing you out? It is causing a large amount of stress. In Stress Awareness Month it is important to re-evaluate your use of the Internet so you can reduce your stress levels.

Rude Emails: Man punching tablet in anger
Internet Psychology

Rude emails have a wide impact

Rude emails have an impact that goes beyond upsetting an individual. The stress of incivility in emails spreads to colleagues, friends and family.

Truth and lies on chalkboard
Internet Psychology

Are people more likely to tell lies or be truthful online?

It’s well-established that some of what you read on the Internet is not true. After all, the notion of “fake news” is rather popular..! But do people lie online or are they more likely to tell the truth? The fact is you are much more likely to meet liars in the real world than on the Internet.

Colours on your website should be recognisable
Internet Psychology

How important are colours on your website these days?

Colours on your website trigger people to know it is you, assuming that they are primed for that colour recognition. Aligning your colour with your brand is more important than worrying yourself about so-called colour psychology, much of which is a myth and made up.

do you believe fake news
Internet Psychology

Why do people believe fake news?

Do you believe fake news? Do you even know what is fake? The chances are you believe things which are inaccurate or downright false because the information aligns with your personal views. Essentially, people believe fake news because they want to.