Hannes-Vincent Krause, M.Sc.

Foto: Jan Kopankiewicz


Karl-Marx-Straße 67
14482 Potsdam

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Foto: Jan Kopankiewicz

Hannes-Vincent Krause finished his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Hamburg in 2014. Afterwards he started his master’s studies in Psychology at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin where he wrote his master thesis in cooperation with the Institute of Sexology and Sexual Medicine at the Charité Berlin. In his thesis, he validated a questionnaire about Sexual Experiences and Behavior. He finished his master’s studies in 2017. 

His ongoing interest on social media use and seeing the emerging need to understand it’s impact on human behavior, thoughts and finally mental wellbeing allowed him to join the team of Prof. Hanna Krasnova at the chair for Business Informatics, esp. Social Media and Data science in 2018.

Hannes-Vincent Krause specializes in Digital Technologies and Wellbeing within his research for the “Weizenbaum-Institut für die vernetzte Gesellschaft”

Research Interests

  • Social Networking Site Usage and Well-Being
  • Affective and Behavioral Consequences of Social Networking Site Usage
  • Envy on Social Networking Sites
  • Causes of Online Aggression
  • Experimental Research
  • Objective Measures of Social Networking Site Usage

List of Publications

Journal Publications

  • Krause, H.-V., Baum, K., Baumann, A., Krasnova, H. (2019) “Unifying the Detrimental and Beneficial Effects of Social Network Site Use on Self-Esteem: A Systematic Literature Review”, Media Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/15213269.2019.1656646 

Conference Proceedings


  • Krause, H.-V.  and A. Baumann (2021). “The Devil in Disguise: Malicious Envy’s Impact on Harmful Interactions Between Social Networking Site Users.” In: Proceedings of the Forty-Second International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Austin, Texas (US).


  • Krause, H.-V., F. große Deters and A. Baumann (2020). “The Envy Spiral: Unraveling The Black Box Of Social Media Positivity.” In: Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2020). A Virtual AIS Conference.  


  • Krause, H.-V., Wagner, A., Krasnova, H., große Deters, F., Baumann, A., Buxmann, P. (2019, December). Keeping Up with the Joneses: Instagram Use and its Influence on Conspicuous Consumption. In: Proceedings of the Fortieth International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Munich, Germany. 

Conference Presentations


  • Meier, Adrian and H.-V. Krause. "Debate Club: Passive social media use harms mental health and well-being!". Media Psychology Conference. Aachen. September 9th 2021. 


  • Krause, Hannes-Vincent. “The Envy Spiral: Unraveling The Black Box Of Social Media Positivity“. 28th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2020). Virtual AIS Conference. June 17th 2020. 


  • Krause, Hannes-Vincent. „Keeping Up with the Joneses: Instagram Use and its Influence on Conspicuous Consumption“. 14th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2019). Munich. December 17th 2019. 
  • Krause, Hannes-Vincent. „Social Networking Site Use: Understanding the Effects on Users’ Well-Being and Behavior“. Doctoral Consortium, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2019). Stockholm. June 8th 2019. 

Service for the Research Community


  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems 
  • Computers in Human Behavior 
  • Current Psychology 
  • Internet Research 
  • Psychology of Popular Media 
  • Weizenbaum Journal 
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)  
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)  
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 
  • International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 

Teaching and Transfer


  • Online and Social Media Marketing (Master Seminar) 
  • Digital Marketing Strategy (Master Seminar) 
  • Social Media and Business Analytics (Master Seminar) 
  • Social Media and Business Analytics II (Master Seminar) 
  • Advanced Research Methods – Guest Lecture: Scale Development (Master Lecture) 



  • "Social Media wissenschaftlich betrachtet: Was macht das mit uns? Was kann ich darauf für meine eigene Nutzung lernen?" (01.10.2020, 12. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Nephrologie, Berlin, Germany) 


Invited Talks 



  • "Nichts mehr ohne Social Media!?" (21.11.2021, rbb Inforadio, Radiointerview - https://www.inforadio.de/programm/schema/sendungen/forum/202111/21/634859.html)
  • "Let' Talk: Hannes-Vincent Krause / Insta-Live" (11.08.2021, TINCON: Themenwoche Mental Health und Social Media, Online Live-Interview via Instagram) 
  • "Was Insta mit unserer Psyche macht - Pandemie Edition" (22.05.2021, TINCON 2021, Berlin, Germany)  


  • "Ein neues Fenster zum Hof? Soziale Medien, ihr Stellenwert und ihre Risiken in Zeiten des Lockdowns" (13.10.2020, Weizenbaum-Forum: Lockdown - und wie das Leben digital weiterging, Berlin, Germany) 


  • „Der Eros im Endgerät: Wandel der Liebe durch Online-Dating“ (14.09.2019, Tagung „Das ‚Humanum‘ im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung“, Tutzing, Deutschland)  
  • „Soziale Medien für eine bessere Welt?“ (26.11.2019, Kaminabend Partnerkreis Industrie & Wirtschaft - Universität Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany)