Show 34: Why do we share pictures of food?

Karen Fewell of Digital Blond LtdIs sharing pictures of food on-line acceptable?

Karen Fewell of Digital Blonde Ltd and

Nathalie Nahai The Web Psyche Nathalie Nahai The Web Psychologist  got together to investigate why so many of us share pictures of our food on social networks. The results of their survey are surprising and could have implications far beyond the frivolous social sharing that we’ve all experienced.

Karen and Nathalie presented their findings to Social Media Week London. The results of the survey are available on SlideShare 

Karen also mentions an app called Feedie which allows us to share food literally, not just digitally.

There’s a lot more research to be done so if you’d like to like to be involved with this project and the book Karen is planning - called #FoodPorn get in touch with Karen @DigitalBlonde.

Nathalie is a Web Psychologist and best-selling author of ‘Webs of Influence: The Psychology of Online Persuasion‘ (Pearson). She was a guest on Show 12 talking about Social Media Influence and can be found on Twitter @TheWebPsych

This interview is linked to the one we did with Jamie Spafford of Sorted Food in Show 32

Listen to Karen and Nathalie as they talk about their fascinating discoveries and plans to discover more!



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