Dr. Astrid Carolus
Astrid Carolus (*1982) graduated in psychology at Saarland University. She obtained her doctorate about social communication within social networking sites. As a researcher, her interests focus on the motivation and effects of social media use and human-computer interaction, especially on computer-mediated communication. She is fascinated by mobile communication and smartphones as "digital companions". Currently she is a lecturer at Julius Maximilians University's chair of media psychology.
Social media, communication, gossip, organizational & personnel development.