Motives for Facebook use and expressing "true self" on the Internet

@article{Tosun2012MotivesFF,
  title={Motives for Facebook use and expressing "true self" on the Internet},
  author={Leman Pinar Tosun},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={1510-1517}
}
A survey on 143 university students was conducted to examine what motives young adults have for Facebook use, which of those motives were endorsed more than the others, and how those motives were related to the tendency of expressing one’s ‘‘true self’’ through Facebook use. According to the results, primary motive for Facebook use was to maintain long-distance relationships. This motive was followed by game-playing/entertainment, active forms of photo-related activities, organizing social… CONTINUE READING
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