Topic: social media

woman surrounded by laptops, ipad, phone, and other tech covers ears in frustration
Research | March 9, 2021

UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington shares the top 10 takeaways of research on the impact of video chats, email, online gaming, and other communication tech on stress, loneliness, and relationships.

girl on computer with earbuds
Business and Community | March 20, 2020

UNLV communication studies professor Natalie Pennington offers tips to preserve your mental health while protecting your physical health.

Portrait of Dr. Michelle Paul, psychologist and director of The PRACTICE Mental Health Clinic  at UNLV.
Business and Community | November 4, 2019

UNLV psychologist Dr. Michelle Paul shares practical ways to put the hope back in the holiday season.

computer screen showing Facebook friend requests
Research | November 4, 2019

UNLV communication studies professor and social media researcher Natalie Pennington unveils the biggest online dealbreakers, cling makers, and tips for culling your contact list.

closeup of computer keyboard with HATE spelled out in red letters
Research | October 2, 2019

UNLV sociologist on how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.

cell phone with social apps
People | March 4, 2019

To unfriend, to unfollow, or to keep in touch? Communication studies professor Natalie Pennington helps answer questions about the human connection to social media.