Passive Facebook use, Facebook addiction, and associations with escapism: an experimental vignette study

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Young, LN; Kuss, DJ; Griffiths, MD; Howard, CJ;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.01.039
  • Subject:
    acm: InformationSystems_MISCELLANEOUS | ComputerApplications_GENERAL
    mesheuropmc: education | mental disorders

There is relatively little research considering motivations of passive Facebook use. However, research regarding motivations of general Facebook use indicates that people use Facebook to escape – and that escapism may motivate passive Facebook use. Research also suggest... View more
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