Is Social Media Making Us Lonely?

During this month, I had the pleasure of chatting with Susan J. Matt and Luke Fernandez to discuss the question, “Is Social Media Making Us Lonely?”

I was first introduced to Susan and Matt’s work through their book — Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid published by Harvard University Press.

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This event was part of the University of Cambridge Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Mental Health Awareness Week, and you can watch our full discussion below:

I’ve included the Twitter thread where I shared some of the resources referenced during our talk if you’d like to check them out further:


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I run the ThinkLab at the University of Cambridge, and research digital habits, productivity, and wellbeing.

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