Problematic Use of Social Networking Sites: The Role of Self-Esteem

@article{Lee2014ProblematicUO,
  title={Problematic Use of Social Networking Sites: The Role of Self-Esteem},
  author={Zach W. Y. Lee and Christy M. K. Cheung},
  journal={The International Journal of Business and Information},
  year={2014},
  volume={9},
  pages={143-159}
}
Social networking sites (SNSs) are a flourishing component of the Internet, with enormous potential for growth. The distinctive social-oriented features of social networking platforms provide a pleasant social interaction experience for users. This pleasant experience tends to encourage individuals to continue using these platforms excessively without their knowledge, and thus results in problematic use behaviors and negative outcomes in different aspects of life. In view of the increased… Expand
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