The Facebook Paradox: Effects of Facebooking on Individuals’ Social Relationships and Psychological Well-Being

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Hu, Xiaomeng; Kim, Andrew; Siwek, Nicholas; Wilder, David;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 8 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00087, pmc: PMC5281564
  • Subject: online–offline social contexts | Psychology | Facebooking | social relationship satisfaction | Original Research | psychological well-being
    acm: InformationSystems_MISCELLANEOUS

Research suggests that Facebooking can be both beneficial and detrimental for users’ psychological well-being. The current study attempts to reconcile these seemingly mixed and inconsistent findings by unpacking the specific effects of Facebooking on users’ online–offline... View more
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