Explaining Females’ Envy Toward Social Media Influencers

@article{Chae2018ExplainingFE,
  title={Explaining Females’ Envy Toward Social Media Influencers},
  author={Jiyoung Chae},
  journal={Media Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={246 - 262}
}
ABSTRACT Social media influencers are online celebrities who exhibit their personal lives to many followers via social media. Media studies have analyzed influencers’ display of the luxurious life to which ordinary women can only aspire. Applying a quantitative method to previous findings, this study examined the psychological process through which social media use and personality traits affect females’ envy toward influencers through social comparison. Specifically, this study tested whether… Expand
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