The Dark Side of Social Media: A Consumer Psychology Perspective

The Dark Side of Social Media: A Consumer Psychology Perspective

By: Angeline Close Scheinbaum (editor)Paperback

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The Dark Side of Social Media takes a consumer psychology perspective to online consumer behavior in the context of social media, focusing on concerns for consumers, organizations, and brands. Using the concepts of digital drama and digital over-engagement, established as well as emerging scholars in marketing, advertising, and communications present research on some unintended consequences of social media including body shaming, online fraud, cyberbullying, online brand protests, social media addiction, privacy, and revenge pornography. It is a must-read for scholars, practitioners, and students interested in consumer psychology, consumer behavior, social media, advertising, marketing, sociology, science and technology management, public relations, and communication.

About Author

Angeline Close Scheinbaum is Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin at the Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations. She is a scholar of consumer behavior/consumer psychology, event sponsorship, and integrated brand promotions. Angeline is co-author on a leading textbook, Advertising & Integrated Brand Promotions, as well as edited scholarly books Consumer Behavior Knowledge for Effective Sports and Event Marketing (with Lynn Kahle) and Online Consumer Behavior.


Foreword: The Bright Side of Social Media, Ashesh Mukherjee Foreword: The Dark Side of Social Media, Leyland Pitt Part I: A Framework for The Dark Side of Social Media A Framework for The Dark Side of Social Media: From Digital Drama to Digital Over-Engagement Angeline Close Scheinbaum Part II: Unfortunate Areas of Digital Drama Social Media, Online Sharing, and the Ethical Complexity of Consent in Revenge Porn Scott R. Stroud and Jonathan A. Henson Powerful Bullies and Silent Victims in Cyber Space: The Darkness of Social Media Marla B. Royne, Claudia Rademaker, and Gerard E. Kelly, III Crossing the #BikiniBridge: Exploring the Role of Social Media in Propagating Body Image Trends Jenna Drenten and Lauren Gurrieri Cheaters, Trolls, and Ninja Looters: The Dark Side of Psychological Ownership Keith Marion Smith, John Hulland, Scott A. Thompson Part III: Some Unintended Consequences for Consumers Being Yourself Online: Why Facebook Users Display their Desired Self Adriana M. Boveda-Lambie and Kaci G. Lambeth Emotional Intelligence, Behavioral Procrastination, and Online (Over)consumption Paula C. Peter and Heather Honea Part IV: Some Unintended Consequences for Brands/Business When Corporate Partnerships are NOT Awesome: Leveraging Corporate Missteps and Activist Sentiment in Social Media. B. Yasanthi Perera, Ryan E. Cruz, Pia A. Albinsson, and Sarita Ray Chaudhury Is More Less, or Is Less More?: Social Media's Role in Increasing (and Reducing) Information Overload from News Sources David G. Taylor, Iryna Pentina and Monideepa Tarafdar Part V: New Opportunities & Challenges for Social Media Consumer Privacy and The New Mobile Commerce Alexandra M. Doorey, Gary B. Wilcox, and Matthew S. Eastin Exploring the Challenges of Social Media Use in Higher Education Linda Tuncay Zayer, Stacy Neier Beran and Purificacion Alcaide-Pulido Mommy Blogs and Online Communities: Emotions and Cognitions of Working Mothers Angeline Close Scheinbaum, Anjala S. Krishen, Axenya Kachen, Amanda Mabry-Flynn, Nancy Ridgway

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  • ISBN13: 9781138052567
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781138052567
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1138052566

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