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Social Comparison 2.0: Examining the Effects of Online Profiles on Social-Networking Sites
Through their features--such as profile photographs or the personal vita--online profiles on social-networking sites offer a perfect basis for social comparison processes. By looking at the profileExpand
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Being with virtual others: Neural correlates of social interaction
To characterize the neural correlates of being personally involved in social interaction as opposed to being a passive observer of social interaction between others we performed an fMRI study inExpand
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Avatar-Mediated Networking: Increasing Social Presence and Interpersonal Trust in Net-Based Collaborations
This study analyzes the influence of avatars on social presence, interpersonal trust, perceived communication quality, nonverbal behavior, and visual attention in Net-based collaborations using aExpand
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"It doesn't matter what you are!" Explaining social effects of agents and avatars
Empirical studies have repeatedly shown that autonomous artificial entities, so-called embodied conversational agents, elicit social behavior on the part of the human interlocutor. VariousExpand
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A Conversational Agent as Museum Guide - Design and Evaluation of a Real-World Application
This paper describes an application of the conversational agent Max in a real-world setting. The agent is employed as guide in a public computer museum, where he engages with visitors in naturalExpand
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Impression Management 2.0
  • N. Krämer, S. Winter
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • J. Media Psychol. Theor. Methods Appl.
  • 18 July 2008
Investigated the relationship between self-reported (offline) personality traits and (online) self-presentation in social networking profiles on the Internet. Social networking sites like MySpace,Expand
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The privacy paradox on social network sites revisited: The role of individual characteristics and group norms
Users of social network sites (SNS) often state that they are concerned about their privacy, yet they often disclose detailed personal information on their profiles. This paper assessed the privacyExpand
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"We've bin watching you": designing for reflection and social persuasion to promote sustainable lifestyles
BinCam is a social persuasive system to motivate reflection and behavioral change in the food waste and recycling habits of young adults. The system replaces an existing kitchen refuse bin andExpand
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The Relationship of Self-Esteem, Extraversion, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Presentation Within Social Networking Sites
Social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook, and StudiVZ are popular means of communicating personality. Recent theoretical and empirical considerations of homepages and Web 2.0 platforms showExpand
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Another brick in the Facebook wall - How personality traits relate to the content of status updates
Abstract Status updates represent a new form of one-to-many communication which is widely used among members of social networking sites (SNS). The present study investigated the question of who inExpand
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