Losing Face on Social Media

@article{Chen2015LosingFO,
  title={Losing Face on Social Media},
  author={G. M. Chen},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={42},
  pages={819 - 838}
}
  • G. M. Chen
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Communication Research
A three-condition (rejection, criticism, control) single-factor experiment (N = 78) reveals that even relatively minor face-threatening acts of rejection or criticism on a social-networking site similar to Facebook lead to increases in self-reported negative affect and retaliatory aggression, compared with a control. A mediation model demonstrates that face-threatening acts lead to direct effects on negative affect and an indirect affect on retaliatory aggression through negative affect… Expand

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper

Exploring differences in how men and women respond to threats to positive face on social media
That tagging was annoying: An extension of expectancy violation theory to impression management on social network sites
Testing the “Defensive Effect”
A profile of arguing behaviors on Facebook
Incivility and Speaking Out
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 55 REFERENCES
Rejection Elicits Emotional Reactions but Neither Causes Immediate Distress nor Lowers Self-Esteem: A Meta-Analytic Review of 192 Studies on Social Exclusion
From Insult to Injury: Explaining the Impact of Incivility
Linguistic politeness and face-work in computer-mediated communication, Part 1: A theoretical framework
The need to belong: desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation.
Cyberostracism: effects of being ignored over the Internet.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...