Facebook self-disclosure: Examining the role of traits, social cohesion, and motives

  title={Facebook self-disclosure: Examining the role of traits, social cohesion, and motives},
  author={Erin E. Hollenbaugh and Amber L. Ferris},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
Facebook has been shown to be the most popular social network in the United States. Facebook not only has implications in the online world, but face-to-face connections are also affected by this medium. This study explores the uses of Facebook for self-disclosure behavior utilizing the uses and gratifications perspective. Using a convenience sample of Facebook users, this study examines individual and sociological factors as well as Facebook motives to discover the impact on depth, breadth, and… CONTINUE READING
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