Social network activity and social well-being

Social network activity and social well-being CHI 2010: Social Media Users April 10 “15, 2010, Atlanta, GA, USA Social Network Activity and Social Well-Being Moira Burke Human-Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213 moira@cmu.edu ABSTRACT Cameron Marlow and Thomas Lento Facebook 1601 S. California Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94301 {cameron, lento}@facebook.com Scale [4,15], which is based on self-reports of time online and number of friends, along with six attitude items like œFacebook has become part of my daily routine.  One of the goals of this study is to determine how well people self-report these values by comparing them with Facebook activity logs. With few exceptions [14], these kinds of studies have focused on college students, and so we also test whether previous findings generalize to older users and those outside the U.S. Early studies of the Internet examined the correlation between time online with outcomes such as loneliness [7], but later studies differentiate between social activities and pure entertainment, finding different results for different activities [6,18]. Similarly, current studies of SNS do not distinguish between time spent chatting with friends and time taking quizzes, raising a question as to how precisely "social" these interactions are. This question of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Social network activity and social well-being

acm — Apr 10, 2010

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10.1145/1753326.1753613
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CHI 2010: Social Media Users April 10 “15, 2010, Atlanta, GA, USA Social Network Activity and Social Well-Being Moira Burke Human-Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213 moira@cmu.edu ABSTRACT Cameron Marlow and Thomas Lento Facebook 1601 S. California Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94301 {cameron, lento}@facebook.com Scale [4,15], which is based on self-reports of time online and number of friends, along with six attitude items like œFacebook has become part of my daily routine.  One of the goals of this study is to determine how well people self-report these values by comparing them with Facebook activity logs. With few exceptions [14], these kinds of studies have focused on college students, and so we also test whether previous findings generalize to older users and those outside the U.S. Early studies of the Internet examined the correlation between time online with outcomes such as loneliness [7], but later studies differentiate between social activities and pure entertainment, finding different results for different activities [6,18]. Similarly, current studies of SNS do not distinguish between time spent chatting with friends and time taking quizzes, raising a question as to how precisely "social" these interactions are. This question of

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