Matt Kushin, Ph.D.

Social media scholar. Strategic comm professor. Father. Goals: reduce cognitive clutter, maximize time and energy. MattKushin.com

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14 days ago

worn down for so long can feel more like something that’s already happened instead of a clear moment in time that separates past and future.

Why I left

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Matt Kushin, Ph.D.

126 days ago

"You've gotta keep control of your time and you can't unless you say no. You can't let people set your agenda in life."

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

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127 days ago

Why Do We Dream? A New Theory on How It Protects Our Brains

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127 days ago

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

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224 days ago

The truth is that in looking at the world bit by bit we convince ourselves that it consists of separate things, and so give ourselves the problem of how these things are connected and how they cause and effect each other. The problem would never have arisen if we had been aware that it was just our way of looking at the world which had chopped it up into separate bits, things, events, causes, and effects.

The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are

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327 days ago

The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months

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364 days ago

Lessons from Hollywood: How to Build Your Professional Brand

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366 days ago

The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted

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398 days ago

The Meat-Lover’s Guide to Eating Less Meat

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398 days ago

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief

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398 days ago

Free Digital Marketing Training for Students

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416 days ago

Stepping Up to the Plate During a Crisis

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422 days ago

For example, 2019 findings from Edison Research and Triton Digital show social media usage overall among Americans 12 to 34 years old across several platforms has either leveled off or is waning, while 2019 research from Global Web Index suggests that the amount of time millennial and Gen Z audiences spend on many social platforms is either flat, declining, or not rising as greatly as it has in years’ past.

To understand what’s driving this shift, you need only talk to young people. They’re saying that after years spent constructing carefully curated online identities and accumulating heaps of online “friends,” they want to be themselves and make real friends based on shared interests.

The Era of Antisocial Social Media

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424 days ago

No, 38% Of Americans Probably Didn't Stop Drinking Corona Because Of Coronavirus

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425 days ago

Applications of Data Science and Machine Learning in NETFLIX

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425 days ago

This is How the Instagram Algorithm Works in 2021

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429 days ago

The CEO Behind Corona Just Responded to Claims That Coronavirus Is Hurting Beer Sales. It's a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

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429 days ago

Demystifying Media: First Draft’s Claire Wardle on tackling misinformation + information disorder

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430 days ago

It’s a win-win: Pairing students with real clients in social media courses

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430 days ago

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Lost Notebook

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442 days ago

Impressions, and other metrics your organization should ditch

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448 days ago

FTC Announces New Review of Influencer Marketing Disclosures, and Potential Penalties

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448 days ago

The Struggles We All Have With the PESO Model

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455 days ago

Super Bowl LIV Social Media Stats 2020

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458 days ago

The kinds of fonts political campaigns choose for their signs could trigger political biases

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459 days ago

2020 Super Bowl Social Media Campaign Analysis

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463 days ago

Introducing Facebook News

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Matt Kushin, Ph.D.

464 days ago

Your efforts to show up on page one shouldn't eclipse the fact that, at the end of the day, Google likes to rank brands, and the low-click landscape is practically built to help your clients build their reputation via branding, messaging, and increased share of voice.

Adapting to the New Era of Search, According to Moz's SEO Scientist

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465 days ago

For the first time, the state learned the scale of the opioid shipments: Distributors had poured more than 780 million oxycodone and hydrocodone pills into West Virginia between 2007 and 2012.

“Mind-boggling,” the judge would later say.

‘They looked at us like an easy target’

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466 days ago

Google Brings its 'Dataset Search' Tool Out of Beta Testing

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472 days ago

The Best Hike in Every State

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475 days ago

As such, Tenney stands as an example of an increasingly stark bifurcation of fame between generations that has arisen with a more siloed media landscape and the ability of digital-first platforms to amplify video game players.

The unique, unlikely celebrity of Tfue

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476 days ago

Social media certifications for 2020

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476 days ago

I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb

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476 days ago

AI in PR Management

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480 days ago

TikTok’s 500M Users: What You Need To Know for Social Media Marketing.

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487 days ago

How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Control Their Anger

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490 days ago

Studying Influencers: A Review of Articles in the Journal of Interactive Advertising

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500 days ago

New decade, new social media class

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506 days ago

Google’s Totally Creepy, Totally Legal Health-Data Harvesting

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508 days ago

Which means that several important components of being a happy, relaxed parent have nothing to do with parents’ behavior, but depend on the support system in place where they live—something American parents can’t emulate.

The Best Parenting Advice Is to Go Live in Europe

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508 days ago

Fewer Students Are Going To College. Here's Why That Matters

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511 days ago

A few years ago you might have said podcasting was just radio for the internet. Today, the audio is almost beside the point. Today’s podcast hosts are not just on-air personae, but community managers, designers of incentives, spokespeople for subscription toothbrushes and business-to-business software. The worth of a podcast is no longer just its content, but rather the sum of the relations it produces — fan to host, fan to fan, fake friends eating ice cream on billboards together.

Even Nobodies Have Fans Now. (For Better or Worse.)

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Matt Kushin, Ph.D.

511 days ago

The new “Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers” is straightforward, and summarizes the FTC’s approach to disclosure requirements.  It also provides guidance for communicators in how disclosures should be made when the influencer has a “material connection” with a brand.  Here are a few of the highlights from the new FTC publication:

Social Media Influencers and Transparency: FTC Gives New Guidance for Disclosing Brand Relationships

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515 days ago

What jobs are affected by AI? Better-paid, better-educated workers face the most exposure

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519 days ago

Inspired by The Daily, dozens of daily news podcasts are punching above their weight worldwide

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519 days ago

An Epidemic of AI Misinformation

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521 days ago

Thoughts?

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Enhance the Quality of Early Childhood Education?

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533 days ago

Helicopter parents and 'hothouse children' -- exploring the high stakes of family dynamics

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534 days ago

Virtual assistants and ever smarter homes able to understand our physical and emotional states will open up new frontiers for mischief making.

Alexa, Should We Trust You?

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