Self-presentation and the value of information in Q&A websites

@article{Raban2009SelfpresentationAT,
  title={Self-presentation and the value of information in Q&A websites},
  author={Daphne Ruth Raban},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2009},
  volume={60},
  pages={2465-2473}
}
Prior research has shown that social interaction is important for continuation of question-and-answer (Q&A) activity online and that it also leads to monetary rewards. The present research focuses on the link between social interaction and the value of information. Expressions of self-presentation in the interaction between askers and answerers online are studied as antecedents for answer feedback which represents the value of the answer to the asker.This relationship is examined in a Q&A site… CONTINUE READING
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