Habitual Facebook Use and its Impact on Getting Deceived on Social Media

@article{Vishwanath2015HabitualFU,
  title={Habitual Facebook Use and its Impact on Getting Deceived on Social Media},
  author={Arun Vishwanath},
  journal={J. Computer-Mediated Communication},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={83-98}
}
There are a billion Facebook users worldwide with some individuals spending 8 hours each day on the platform. Limited research has, however, explored the consequences of such overuse. Even less research has examined the misuse of social media by criminals who are increasingly using social media to defraud individuals through phishing-type attacks. The current study focuses on Facebook habits and its determinants and the extent to which they ultimately influence individual susceptibility to… CONTINUE READING
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