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Too Much of a Good Thing? The Relationship Between Number of Friends and Interpersonal Impressions on Facebook
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A central feature of the online social networking system, Facebook, is the connection to and links among friends. Expand
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The Role of Friends’ Appearance and Behavior on Evaluations of Individuals on Facebook: Are We Known by the Company We Keep?
This research explores how cues deposited by social partners onto one’s online networking profile affect observers’ impressions of the profile owner. An experiment tested the relationships betweenExpand
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Self-Generated Versus Other-Generated Statements and Impressions in Computer-Mediated Communication
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The warranting principle pertains to impression formation in Internet communication. Expand
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Social Media as Information Source: Recency of Updates and Credibility of Information
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We examine the impact that the recency/speed of updates on a social media page had on judgments of source credibility and the amount of cognitive elaboration a viewer had after exposure to the page. Expand
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A social network as information: The effect of system generated reports of connectedness on credibility on Twitter
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We examine how information about a user's position in a social network displayed on a social media page affected judgments of their source credibility. Expand
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The Proteus Effect in Dyadic Communication
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An original experiment explored the differing predictions of the Proteus effect (Yee & Bailenson) and behavioral compensation processes (Bond) in dyadic computer-mediated interaction. Expand
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The Effects of Verbal Versus Photographic Self‐Presentation on Impression Formation in Facebook
Scholars of computer-mediated communication have long been interested in the way in which interpersonal impressions form among computer users. Early Internet research explored how people usedExpand
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On the Conditional Cueing of Credibility Heuristics
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We examined how people judge message senders’ credibility in a multi-source environment based on system-generated cues, the consensus among multiple sources, and the effect of receiver’s familiarity with the online platform. Expand
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Interpersonal and Hyperpersonal Dimensions of Computer‐Mediated Communication
The social information processing theory of computer-mediated communication (CMC) was the first of several theoretical models of interpersonal interaction online to explain how individuals and groupsExpand
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The effects of product photographs and reputation systems on consumer behavior and product cost on eBay
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We extend theoretical perspectives on online signaling (the warranting effect; Walther & Parks, 2002) to predict consumer behavior on the popular online auction website, eBay. Expand
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