Social Media Regulation, Pay Attention, Relationships Working Out

Social Media Regulation, Pay Attention, Relationships Working Out

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 93

  • Apr 18, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 2:17:56 mins

Government Regulation of Social Media (11:03) Paul Levinson, Ph.D., is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC.  Social media is something we cannot avoid; it is part of our world. Last week, Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg, testified in front of Congress for its part in the Cambridge Analytics leak of information.  Would government regulation solve these problems? Paul Levinson explains how regulation of social media would be a bad idea. Control What You Pay Attention To (58:02) Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker and trainer on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. Life gives us a million things to do sometimes. With so many attention demanding things, we can feel lost, overwhelmed or out of control. Maura Thomas shares the advice “To control your life, control what you pay attention to.”  Why Relationships Are Like Working Out (1:42:26) Brian Willoughby, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. Dr. Willoughby's research focuses on young adult dating and relationship patterns. Dr. Willoughby is the co-author of the book "The Marriage Paradox" Dr. Willoughby discusses how a relationship is like working out.

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