Examining Students’ Intended Image on Facebook: “What Were They Thinking?!”

  title={Examining Students’ Intended Image on Facebook: “What Were They Thinking?!”},
  author={Joy Peluchette and Katherine Karl},
  journal={Journal of Education for Business},
  pages={30 - 37}
The present article examines factors that influence why students post information on their social network profile which employers would find inappropriate. Results show that many students make a conscious attempt to portray a particular image and, as predicted, their intended image was related to whether they posted inappropriate information. Those who believed they portrayed a hardworking image were unlikely to post inappropriate information, whereas students who felt they portrayed an image… 

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