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An Exploratory Qualitative Study on People's Attitudes towards Offline and Online Social Networks: A Case Study at a Brazilian University

Maria Lucia B. Villela, Simone I. R. Xavier, Raquel Oliveira Prates, Marcos O. Prates, Antonio A. P. Prates, Alexandre A. Cardoso
2015 Journal of Interactive Systems  
In this work, we have investigated through a qualitative study one of these challenges: how people perceive and deal with privacy in online networks, as opposed to the physical world.  ...  Based on these findings, we discuss how design decisions are related to privacy issues identified through the interviews and considerations for the design and evaluation of online social networks.  ...  E10: "[...] everything is already linked, you are in real life doing something, 'I'm eating my desert', at the same time, you take out your phone, take a picture and show everyone in your online life what  ... 
doi:10.5753/jis.2015.651 fatcat:tsxmkuj6cnhk3co3rzjkjhzscu

Envy and Resentment in the Time of Coronavirus

Sara Protasi
2021 Journal of Hate Studies  
However, much like in-person social interactions, online relations also can affect us in negative ways and increase distress, depression, loneliness, and anxiety.  ...  And when all of our neighbors' lawns appear to be greener than ours (even when in fact they are not), we are more likely to develop feelings of envy, as is well explained by Appel and collaborators (2016  ...  I also wish to thank Lisa Silvestri for editorial support, and Ian Crusius for providing references to articles on pandemic envy.  ... 
doi:10.33972/jhs.191 fatcat:griab7pgi5hgtegiw77d2adc7q

"Your Life Sucks," but I think "You Deserved It": Social approval and disapproval of messages on FMyLife.com

Nancy DiTunnariello, Laura C. Farrell
2015 Computers in Human Behavior  
A total of 25,220 posts were analyzed for major themes on how raters rate posts from those looking to commiserate about their situation online.  ...  This study used Social Judgment Theory (SJT) (Sherif & Hovland, 1961; Sherif, Sherif, & Nebergall, 1965) as a lens to understand how dominant societal standards for social support manifest in raters' judgments  ...  We would also like to thank Computers in Human Behavior's anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2014.11.046 fatcat:b3ue5dkk7nc67cxpnz3bqgy33y

Social Network Sites, Individual Social Capital and Happiness

Efstratia Arampatzi, Martijn J. Burger, Natallia A. Novik
2016 Social Science Research Network  
Can online social contacts replace the importance of real-life social connections in our pursuit of happiness?  ...  More specifically, we examine whether the effect of SNSs on happiness is moderated by individual social capital, as measured in terms of frequency of social contacts and feelings of loneliness.  ...  (2) How often do you do the following: Spend an evening with friends?  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2853339 fatcat:iad3beqmtbc6tlsnzurprikzvy

Social Network Sites, Individual Social Capital and Happiness

Efstratia Arampatzi, Martijn J. Burger, Natallia Novik
2016 Journal of Happiness Studies  
Can online social contacts replace the importance of real-life social connections in our pursuit of happiness?  ...  More specifically, we examine whether the effect of SNSs on happiness is moderated by individual social capital, as measured in terms of frequency of social contacts and feelings of loneliness.  ...  (2) How often do you do the following: Spend an evening with friends?  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10902-016-9808-z fatcat:z54d2ixjpbhjriewmd23sns47e

Chinese Tourists' Barriers to Sharing Travel Photos in WeChat

Li
2020 Sustainability  
Given the widespread availability of mobile internet and smart phones, photo-sharing on social networking services (SNS) has attracted a great deal of academic attention.  ...  Given the importance of harmony in Chinese culture, this study also highlights the strong link between guanxi maintenance and Chinese visitors' willingness to share travel photos in WeChat.  ...  How many photos did you share in WeChat in last 12 months? Could you describe the reasons for uploading fewer photos than previous trips, please?  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12030887 fatcat:sxqvaej5njcgvkggv75qvngfpm

The Negative Role of Social Media to Create Anxiety in University Students Amidst COVID-19

Humaira Irfan
2021 Global Mass Communication Review  
The social media platforms strategically create situations to express unrestrained sentiments.  ...  The findings reveal that students' are engaged daily for 4 hours on social media forums for online chats, information and amusement.  ...  Our future is in their hands. They need clapping (S5). "We will assert our rights now" (S6). "How do you feel about university's mockery? We reject it" (S7).  ... 
doi:10.31703/gmcr.2021(vi-i).19 fatcat:gawu5t7clzhlbekofqxxxa7y54

Mother to mother: Mothers' social comparison-based emotions on social networking sites

Leman Pinar Tosun, Ahu Öztürk, Gamze Özdemir
2020 Europe's Journal of Psychology  
Specifically, it was found that some mothers feel doubts about the credibility of information in other mothers' posts, and some others denied they are emotionally influenced by social comparisons.  ...  Social networking sites (SNSs) are platforms where people make social comparisons very frequently, and because of those comparisons, they have the potential for evoking a wide range of emotions.  ...  Please write freely about the emotions you would feel, how intense they would be, and which situations would lead you to feel each of those emotions."  ... 
doi:10.5964/ejop.v16i4.2159 pmid:33680201 pmcid:PMC7909493 fatcat:d4tcf4wfc5guhkc37t2uy4yv7u

The emotional responses of browsing Facebook: Happiness, envy, and the role of tie strength

Ruoyun Lin, Sonja Utz
2015 Computers in Human Behavior  
In Study 2, envy was further distinguished into benign and malicious envy.  ...  Moreover, tie strength is positively associated with the feeling of happiness and benign envy, whereas malicious envy is independent of tie strength after reading a (positive) post on Facebook.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Nicole Muscanell for her valuable opinion and her efforts in proof reading.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.04.064 pmid:26877584 pmcid:PMC4710707 fatcat:72b4x5pbvbhevecxdshj3bh5le

How Does Facebook Make Us Unhappy? A Research Review

Marta Morawska
2019 Roczniki Nauk Społecznych  
., "Social Media, Social Comparison, and Self-Esteem"; S. Y. LEE, "How Do People Compare Themselves With Others On Social Network Sites? The Case of  ...  LAMPE, "The Benefits of Facebook 'Friends': Social Capital and College Students' Use of Online Social Network Sites," Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 12, no. 4 (2007): 1143-68.; J.  ...  Special attention is paid to envy and social comparison on Facebook.  ... 
doi:10.18290/rns.2019.47.2-2 fatcat:xeen76z5tvhyjdkxxidj5afaea

The Relationship of Online Social Networking and Various Psychological Behaviors

Abby Halston, Darren Iwamoto, Chanel Rich Aguilar, Hans Chun
2020 Journal of Education Teaching and Social Studies  
The basis of this study is to evaluate and measure the correlation between the amount of time an individual spends online social networking and their self-reported levels of loneliness, depression, anxiety  ...  Results for statistical significance were analyzed through Spearman Rank Order Correlations, ANOVAS and descriptive statistics to indicate correlations between social networking and self-reported levels  ...  Festinger went on to say that a person's cognition (his opinions and beliefs) about the situation in which he exists and his appraisals of what he is capable of doing (his evaluation of his abilities)  ... 
doi:10.22158/jetss.v2n1p34 fatcat:7iujinpnlrbkpp6yqddmgtq5jy

A threat to loyalty: Fear of missing out (FOMO) leads to reluctance to repeat current experiences

Ceren Hayran, Lalin Anik, Zeynep Gürhan-Canli, Stefano Triberti
2020 PLoS ONE  
We investigate a popular but underresearched concept, the fear of missing out (FOMO), on desirable experiences of which an individual is aware, but in which they do not partake.  ...  and momentary job satisfaction ("How satisfied do you feel with your job at the present moment?"; 1 = not at all, 7 = very much).  ...  How would you feel? Would your awareness of alternative activities affect your dining experience that evening or your restaurant choice next time you dine?  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0232318 pmid:32353059 fatcat:h4bpo2k4x5ckzl5qsn6hidnkdy

'She has like 4000 followers!': the celebrification of self within school social networks

Sarah MacIsaac, J. Kelly, S. Gray
2017 Journal of Youth Studies  
Online social interaction has become integral to contemporary social life, adding new dimensions to how young people learn, interact, and perceive themselves and one another.  ...  : the celebrification of self within school social networks.  ...  All participants' names have been changed in order to maintain anonymity.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13676261.2017.1420764 fatcat:6toxmpnouzfytbphavq67mzh24

Cyberbullying: Resources for Intervention and Prevention

Charles E. Notar, Sharon Padgett, Jessica Roden
2013 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
Roles in cyberbullying, school climate, prevention and intervention programs, law and resources available are topics covered in the article. There is a myriad prevention and intervention program.  ...  Topics covered in the article are types of cyberbullying and can happen anywhere. What resources are available today to combat cybullying.  ...  , (4) never meet up in person with anyone you meet online, and (5) talk with your parents if you feel suspicious about something online. 14].  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujer.2013.010301 fatcat:u4iowpo6wng55gtisxrle5a7sm

Cyberbullying: Effect On Work Place Production

JAMES NAMBUSI MAKHULO
2018 Zenodo  
Cyber bullying affects many adolescents and teens on a daily basis; it is a form of violence that can do lasting harm to people at different ages and social status in a society.  ...  The introduction of social media and other communication systems has seen several people being bullied online by those who are already proficient on the platforms.  ...  Of course, you cannot fully control what people say online about you but you can grant people you do not trust limited access to your information.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1465774 fatcat:rzuyb4trxrf6xopmhiv7jmk3si
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