Natasha Murashev


Facebook Study Reveals Why We Friend Each Other

Why are you friends with your friends? Is it because they share the same racial background as you? Or because they are of the same ethnicity as you? Or is it for an entirely different reason? With the help of Facebook, researchers have found a new way of looking at frienships, and their findings may surprise you.

Report: Meaningless Facebook Comments Are Cornerstone Of Useful Networks

You might say that you don't care whether your friend Sally checked into the bar tonight, or that your friend John commented on a photo of you, or that your friend Mark posted a super clever comment about your status update, but these seemingly worthless interactions are important for our social relationships.

How An App Developer Is Like A Sheep Herder

It might come as a surprise, but app developers and sheep herders have a lot in common. Both professions require the “herding” of a large group of social “animals” toward […]

5 Reasons You Got Unfriended On Facebook (And How To Prevent It From Happening Again)

Have you been loosing sleep trying to figure out why you got unfriended on Facebook? I hope not! But if you have been unfriended recently, you might still be curious […]

What Your "Cool" Facebook Friend Is Really Like

You probably have at least one Facebook friend who is constantly posting pictures of themselves at bars and commenting on everybody’s wall and regularly updates their status with “smart” comments […]

Why Social Media Is Actually Good For Teens

Natasha Murashev is the author of PsychBlog, a digital magazine focused on applied psychology. Recently, the media has been focusing on the bad consequences of teen social networking such as […]

How CouchSurfing Promotes World Peace

Natasha Murashev is the author of Psychblog.com, a digital magazine focused on applied psychology. Love to travel but don’t have enough money to stay at a hotel? Have an extra […]

Facebook Users Change Their Status For Mother's Day

Natasha Murashev is the author of Psychworld.com, a digital magazine focused on applied psychology. This Mother’s Day, in addition to flowers and some high-quality chocolate, you mom will also be […]

Report: Social Media Use In Classrooms NOT Effective Yet

Natasha Murashev is the author of Psychblog.com, a digital magazine focused on applied psychology. As schools are increasingly integrating social media into the classroom, the debate over its’ use and […]

Report: Facebook Predicts Teens' Intention to Have Sex

Natasha Murashev is the author of Psychworld.com, a digital magazine focused on applied psychology. Most parents have a hard time imagining their young “naïve” teen having sex. As a result, […]