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Facebook or Renren? A comparative study of social networking site use and social capital among Chinese international students in the United States
A survey of Chinese international students at a large public university reveals that both Facebook and Renren use are positively associated with bridging social capital but not with bonding social capital. Expand
What happens on Facebook stays on Facebook? The implications of Facebook interaction for perceived, receiving, and giving social support
We examine how Facebook interaction is related to various types of social support-enacted receiving and giving social support on Facebook and perceived social support in general. Expand
Reconceptualizing Communication Overload and Building a Theoretical Foundation
This study reconceptualizes communication overload and builds a theoretical foundation to understand how this phenomenon applies in contemporary life. Expand
Understanding eHealth Literacy From a Privacy Perspective: eHealth Literacy and Digital Privacy Skills in American Disadvantaged Communities
Despite the importance of eHealth literacy in the eHealth domain, studies on the antecedents of eHealth literacy, especially through a privacy lens, are still limited. Using a door-to-doorExpand
Privacy at the Margins| Concerns, Skills, and Activities: Multilayered Privacy Issues in Disadvantaged Urban Communities
Little attention has been given to how members of economically, socially, and digitally disadvantaged groups experience privacy. Using a door-to-door paper-and-pencil household census of publicExpand
Fall-Behind Parents? The Influential Factors on Digital Parenting Self-Efficacy in Disadvantaged Communities
As the Internet penetration in the United States increases, many digital divide researchers have delved into the parent–child dynamics regarding family digital access and use. However, littleExpand
“As We Grow, It Will Become a Priority” * : American Mobile Start-Ups’ Privacy Practices
Privacy has become a crucial issue of the digital age, with significant social, political, and economic ramifications. A growing body of literature has dedicated to the patterns, causes, andExpand
Structure and returns: toward a refined understanding of Internet use and social capital
ABSTRACT This study carves out a promising theoretical space to investigate how general and specific Internet use may facilitate various returns of social capital by separating the structuralExpand