Information Needs in Online Social Networks

  title={Information Needs in Online Social Networks},
  author={Jin Young Chung and Dimitrios Buhalis},
  journal={J. of IT & Tourism},
This article examines the relationship between perceived benefits and participation in an online travel community, of representative social networking sites on the Internet, to understand what actually makes actors participate in social networks. Findings reveal that three factors (information acquisition, social-psychological, and hedonic) are main benefits influencing participation and attitude towards an online travel community. In addition, the multiple regression analysis indicates that… CONTINUE READING

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