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Posts Tagged 'satisfaction'

How Facebook might reveal users’ attitudes toward work and relationships with coworkers.

How Facebook Might Reveal Users… [Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI. With the spread of Facebook among people in many  countries, some companies have started using applicants’ Facebook profiles as a criterion of personnel selection, in an effort to identify good workers among job applicants. However, how using Facebook is connected to […]

2 January 2013 at 12:20 - Comments

Self-disclosure and student satisfaction with Facebook

Interesting new study in Computers in Human Behaviour about students and Facebook. All the research seems to be heading this way. The purpose of the current study was to extend existing research examining the specific motives for creating and maintaining Facebook, and to connect these motives to users’ levels of self-disclosure and satisfaction with Facebook. […]

5 December 2011 at 13:00 - Comments

What your Facebook ‘friends’ say about you

What are you actually doing, adding all those randoms? It seems that Facebook friendships are related to something called ‘social capital’ – you might say you’re stocking up on party dollars! But they’re probably not going to be much use… This research, from Nicole Ellison, Charles Steinfield and Cliff Lampe (2007, honestly didn’t make that […]

5 November 2009 at 02:28 - Comments