Personality Traits and Social Media Use in 20 Countries - Professor Homero Gil de Zúñiga




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Summary: <p>This week we are joined by Professor Homero Gil de Zúñiga from the University of Vienna. Homero is the author of ‘Personality Traits and Social Media Use in 20 Countries: How Personality Relates to Frequency of Social Media Use, Social Media News Use, and Social Media Use for Social Interaction'. Join us to discover more about personalities and the way they affect social media use. There are 5 big personality traits, but will this soon change? How are minorities affected by social media use? What is the open access movement and what does Homero think of this environment? In this episode, Homero answers all of these questions and more.</p><br><p>We will also gain further insights into 'Personality Traits and Social Media Use in 20 Countries: How Personality Relates to Frequency of Social Media Use, Social Media News Use, and Social Media Use for Social Interaction', its impacts and the motivation behind Homero's research.</p><br><p><strong>In today's episode, we discuss:</strong></p><br><p>Homero tells us about his academic background. <strong>[00:45]</strong></p><br><p>Homero guides us through his most recent paper.<strong> [04:05]</strong></p><br><p>There are currently 5 big personality traits, here Homero discusses these traits, their relationship to social media and how they may evolve. <strong>[07:55]</strong></p><br><p>We discover more about how different social media platforms cater for different personality traits. <strong>[11:45]</strong></p><br><p>Homero discusses the use and power of social media for minorities. <strong>[17:55]</strong></p><br><p>We learn more about academic publishing.<strong> [23:48] </strong></p><br><p>Homero provides us with a few tricks to increase academic productivity. <strong>[27:40]</strong></p><br><p>Finally, Homero gives us his one piece of advice for young academics and anyone undertaking a PhD. <strong>[32:43]</strong></p><br><p><a href="https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/cyber.2017.0295" target="_blank">Read the article here!</a></p><br><p>This podcast is brought to you by RESEARCHER, the free app that makes it easy for academics and scientists to stay on top of new research in their area. <strong>Download it for free on </strong><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep7" target="_blank"><strong>iOS</strong></a><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep6" target="_blank"><strong>,</strong></a><strong> </strong><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep7" target="_blank"><strong>Android</strong></a><strong> or find us on your browser at </strong><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep7" target="_blank"><strong>www.researcherapp.io.</strong></a></p>