Estimating Usage Can Reduce the Stress of Social Networking

Conference object English OPEN
Zhou, Y.; Bird, J.; Cox, A. L.; Brumby, D.;
  • Publisher: Personal Informatics in the Wild: Hacking Habits for Health & Happiness

Social networks are increasingly popular and provide benefits such as easy peer group communication. However, there is evidence that they can have negative consequences, such as increased stress levels. For two weeks, we provided participants with an objective measure o... View more
  • References (10)

    [1] Cropanzano, R., Rupp, D. E., & Byrne, Z. S. The relationship of emotional exhaustion to work attitudes, job performance, and organizational citizenship behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88(1), (2003), 160-169.

    [2] Gabre, H.G. and Kumar, G. The effects of perceived stress and Facebook on accounting students academic performance. Accounting and Finance Research, 1(2) (2012), 87-100.

    [3] Hoffman, T. P., and Novak, D. L. Marketing in hypermedia computer-mediated environments: Conceptual foundations. Journal of Marketing, 60, (1996), 50-68.

    [4] Junco, R. and Cotten, S. A decade of distraction? How multitasking affects student outcomes. Paper presented at A Decade in Internet Time Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society. Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (2011).

    [5] Kirschner, P.A. and Karphinski, A.C. Facebook and academic performance. Computers in Human Behaviour, 26(6), (2010), 1237-1245.

    [6] Krasnova H., Spiekermann S., Koroleva K., Hildebrand T. Online social networks: Why we disclose. Journal of Information Technology, 25, (2010), 109- 125.

    [7] Li, I., Dey, A. and Forlizzi, J. A stage-based model of personal informatics systems. Proceedings of CHI '10 (2010), 557-566.

    [9] Pempek, T. A., Yermolayeva, Y. A. and Calvert, S. L. College students' social networking experiences on Facebook. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30(3), (2009), 227-238.

    [10] Sheldon, P. Student favorite: Facebook and motives for its use. Southwestern Mass Communication Journal, 23(2), (2008), 39-53.

    [11] Stollak, M. J., Vandenberg, A., Burklund, A. and Weiss, S. Getting social: The impact of social networking usage on grades among college students (2011). ABBS Annual Conference February 2011. kM.pdf

  • Related Organizations (1)
  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark

  • Download from
    UCL Discovery via UCL Discovery (Conference object, 2013)
  • Cite this publication