Changes in use and perception of facebook

Changes in use and perception of facebook Changes in Use and Perception of Facebook Cliff Lampe, Nicole B. Ellison, Charles Steinfield Michigan State University 409 CommArts Building, East Lansing MI 48824 lampecli@msu.edu, nellison@msu.edu, steinfie@msu.edu ABSTRACT As social computing systems persist over time, the user experiences and interactions they support may change. One type of social computing system, Social Network Sites (SNSs), are becoming more popular across broad segments of Internet users. Facebook, in particular, has very broad participation amongst college attendees, and has been growing in other populations as well. This paper looks at how use of Facebook has changed over time, as indicated by three consecutive years of survey data and interviews with a subset of survey respondents. Reported uses of the site remain relatively constant over time, but the perceived audience for user profiles and attitudes about the site show differences over the study period. Author Keywords computing platform that has grown in use and reach recently is the social network site [3]. While the body of research related to SNSs has been growing over the past several years, change in use of these sites over time has not been addressed. Specifically, this paper examines changes in use and perception of the SNS http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

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The ACM Portal is published by the Association for Computing Machinery. Copyright © 2010 ACM, Inc.
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10.1145/1460563.1460675
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Changes in Use and Perception of Facebook Cliff Lampe, Nicole B. Ellison, Charles Steinfield Michigan State University 409 CommArts Building, East Lansing MI 48824 lampecli@msu.edu, nellison@msu.edu, steinfie@msu.edu ABSTRACT As social computing systems persist over time, the user experiences and interactions they support may change. One type of social computing system, Social Network Sites (SNSs), are becoming more popular across broad segments of Internet users. Facebook, in particular, has very broad participation amongst college attendees, and has been growing in other populations as well. This paper looks at how use of Facebook has changed over time, as indicated by three consecutive years of survey data and interviews with a subset of survey respondents. Reported uses of the site remain relatively constant over time, but the perceived audience for user profiles and attitudes about the site show differences over the study period. Author Keywords computing platform that has grown in use and reach recently is the social network site [3]. While the body of research related to SNSs has been growing over the past several years, change in use of these sites over time has not been addressed. Specifically, this paper examines changes in use and perception of the SNS

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