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The Chinese Messaging Application WeChat as Used by German Speakers in China

Michael Szurawitzki
2022 Linguistik Online  
After that, the method used to acquire the data on China-based German speakers' WeChat usage is described (4.): Between Nov. 2018 and April 2019, an online survey was conducted, and answered by 208 individuals  ...  Subsequently, the main features of WeChat are explained (3.).  ...  Yu/Qian (2016: 83) state: "The sheer size of mobile social media users of [...]  ... 
doi:10.13092/lo.113.8329 fatcat:mi5vyocieffsvbpqjvmodrlr44

A Research on the Combination of Oblique Photography and Mobile Applications Based on the Sustainable Development of Tourism

Mengyi Lin, Fu-Yuan Li, Haibin Zhou
2020 Sustainability  
Starting with theoretical analysis and empirical research, this study combines social media and oblique photography, conducts a case study of the Pingtan comprehensive experimental area in China, and develops  ...  In modern society, mobile social media is a communication and decision-making platform for users and a source of big data information about travel.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12093501 fatcat:wobz5sdev5gtnhz226voemqg4e

Mobile Inverted Constructivism: Education of Interaction Technology in Social Media

2016 Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education  
Moreover, in view of the functional quality of social media in China, the Mobile Inverted Constructivism system (MICs) is designed on the platforms of WeChat and Baidu Post Bar.  ...  The combination of social media and invert teaching is a new path to inverting interation technology education and reconstructing the curriculum of context.  ...  As shown in Digital, Social & Mobile in China in 2015 issued by We Are Social, a group combining social media with digital and marketing skills, WeChat promotes the use of social media on mobile devices  ... 
doi:10.12973/eurasia.2016.1522a fatcat:ymt4pk3jubfsfo4ulefz4wypwu

#RumorsCOVID-19: Predicting the Forwarding of Online Rumors in Wuhan, China and in Israel

Yaron Ariel, Vered Elishar-Malka, Shuo Seah, Dana Weimann-Saks, Gabriel Weimann
2022 International Communication Gazette  
In an online survey conducted in April–May 2020, users of each country's leading social media platform (WeChat and WhatsApp, respectively) reported on patterns of exposure to and spread of COVID-19 rumors  ...  A typical social reaction during such emergencies is rumormongering, which has intensified since the advent of social media.  ...  Therefore, the more capable WeChat users are in exposure to additional sources of information, the less willing they will be to forward rumors.  ... 
doi:10.1177/17480485221074848 fatcat:piw3lulu4nhxvnfnkfrk6ab2tm

An Examination of Factors Contributing to the Acceptance of Online Health Misinformation

Wenjing Pan, Diyi Liu, Jie Fang
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
This study examined factors including health-related anxiety, preexisting misinformation beliefs, and repeated exposure contributing to individuals' acceptance of health misinformation.  ...  Participants' education level and income were both negatively associated with their acceptance of health misinformation.  ...  First, the healthrelated misinformation used in the study was by no means representative of all health misinformation on social media.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.630268 pmid:33732192 pmcid:PMC7957081 fatcat:izqbeevabjcq5aj4a4uceenc74

Digital Fluency and Social Media Use: An Empirical Investigation of WeChat Use

Aoyan Liu, Yan Li, Hua Ye
2018 Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
Social media has increasingly been used to deal with personal and professional issues. Past studies note that individuals of different digital fluency present distinct technology use behaviors.  ...  Results show that digital natives (individuals of high digital fluency) tend to use WeChat to broaden social network while digital immigrants (individuals of low digital fluency) tend to enjoy WeChat use  ...  However, limited research has studied how individuals of various digital fluency use social media (WeChat in this study).  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2018.065 fatcat:5olwn6fv7bbc5ln7zb627g6ooq

Setting the future of digital and social media marketing research: Perspectives and research propositions

Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Elvira Ismagilova, D. Laurie Hughes, Jamie Carlson, Raffaele Filieri, Jenna Jacobson, Varsha Jain, Heikki Karjaluoto, Hajer Kefi, Anjala S. Krishen, Vikram Kumar, Mohammad M. Rahman (+6 others)
2020 International Journal of Information Management  
A B S T R A C T The use of the internet and social media have changed consumer behavior and the ways in which companies conduct their business.  ...  This article brings together the collective insight from several leading experts on issues relating to digital and social media marketing.  ...  Studies have considered consumer engagement as an outcome of social media marketing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102168 fatcat:6gfli73nlnbvrlqqmcwdqbb3qa

Risk Factors Associated With Social Media Addiction: An Exploratory Study

Jin Zhao, Ting Jia, Xiuming Wang, Yiming Xiao, Xingqu Wu
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
The use of social media is becoming a necessary daily activity in today's society. Excessive and compulsive use of social media may lead to social media addiction (SMA).  ...  The final hierarchical regression model indicated significant risk factors for SMA with an accuracy of 38%.  ...  Also, negative feedback from social media will reduce users' levels of self-esteem (Andreassen et al., 2017) . Concerns over the negative emotions of social media addicts have not abated.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.837766 pmid:35496214 pmcid:PMC9046602 fatcat:jfs2vcn5gzh6jgipd5qzy4yrha

Social Media Adoption, Usage And Impact In Business-To-Business (B2B) Context: A State-Of-The-Art Literature Review

Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Elvira Ismagilova, Nripendra P. Rana, Ramakrishnan Raman
2021 Information Systems Frontiers  
The findings of this study can be used as an informative framework on social media for both, academic and practitioners.  ...  AbstractSocial media plays an important part in the digital transformation of businesses.  ...  Taking into consideration fluency lens the study analysed Twitter feeds of top 50 social B2B brands to examine the influence of hashtags, text difficulty embedded media and message timing on user engagement  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-021-10106-y fatcat:5b3j5yb6wrgczptyvzuweudo2m

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on User Experience with Online Education Platforms in China

Tinggui Chen, Lijuan Peng, Bailu Jing, Chenyue Wu, Jianjun Yang, Guodong Cong
2020 Sustainability  
During the COVID-19 pandemic, social education has shifted from face to face to online in order to avoid large gatherings and crowds for blocking the transmission of the virus.  ...  Furthermore, this paper adopts the comprehensive evaluation method to analyze user experience before and after the outbreak of COVID-19, and finally finds out the change of users' concerns regarding the  ...  [29] found that learners' autonomy played an important role in learning through the empirical study of MOOC. Ayşenur et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12187329 fatcat:p66b2pnwsfey7oemsek7cmwryq

Social Media Elements, Ecologies, and Effects

Joseph B. Bayer, Penny Triệu, Nicole B. Ellison
2019 Annual Review of Psychology  
Reflecting on this transitional state, we discuss how researchers will struggle to replicate the effects of dynamic social environments.  ...  This review delineates core components of the social media ecosystem, specifying how online platforms complicate established social psychological effects.  ...  The views expressed are those of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-psych-010419-050944 pmid:31518525 fatcat:sxm4gc2wmfb3pjvsaxw4apshbq

Social media in second and foreign language teaching and learning: Blogs, wikis, and social networking

Jonathon Reinhardt
2018 Language Teaching  
This review surveys and synthesizes the findings of 87 focal pieces, published primarily since 2009 and mid 2018, on the formal and informal use of social media—blogs, wikis, and social networking—for  ...  Synthesis identifies common findings, including that social media can afford the development of intercultural, sociopragmatic, and audience awareness, language learner and user identities, and particular  ...  users by means of digital networking.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444818000356 fatcat:aj4xzzt6vrhwpem5h3tlv76c4i

The Relationship Between Leisure Reading Habits, Vocabulary and Writing of English Language Learners (ELLs)

Jocelyn Yee Vun Lee, Alice Su Chu Wong
2017 Language Education in Asia  
Numerous studies have highlighted the influence of leisure reading habits on second language proficiency.  ...  The university students in the study were aware of the value of reading in English, albeit spending a considerable amount of time on the Internet compared to reading off-line.  ...  Despite the surge in popularity of e-books in other parts of the world, a majority of the participants in the present study had never purchased an e-book. Yet, they were active social media users.  ... 
doi:10.5746/leia/17/v8/i2/a03/lee_wong fatcat:l7rzcy64gnfhhcdu5ikbpeet3u

Refocusing the Digital Lens of Idiomaticity: A Second Look at Understanding Idiomaticity in CALL

John I. Liontas
2018 Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research  
judicious and purposeful use of CALL technologies, electronic tools, and digital resources.  ...  These exemplars, as the need arises across contexts and audiences, are seen as particularly useful to the development and refinement of idiomatic knowledge, especially when such knowledge reflects the  ...  Just ask Mark Zuckerberg, founder of American online social media and social networking service company Facebook, launched on February 4, 2004, or any one of the 2.20 billion monthly active Facebook users  ... 
doaj:c11482c5e7684a0cb013dd116ba066fd fatcat:e4d7h24j45f4xchvwpo4nfzqg4

Introduction to the Minitrack on Social Media and e-Business Transformation

Christy Cheung, Matthew K. O. Lee, Christian Wagner
2018 Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
It also aims to raise awareness in terms of the latest developments in social media, and address the challenges of using social media.  ...  Social media are online platforms that facilitate global collaboration and sharing amongst users.  ...  The last paper, "Digital fluency and social media Use: An empirical investigation of WeChat use" by Aoyan Liu, Yan Li, and Hua Ye, studies whether individuals of different digital fluency will use social  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2018.062 fatcat:pd4xewtkfvb4tcbkjmbwpswdh4
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