Sharing Personal Content Online: Exploring Channel Choice and Multi-Channel Behaviors

  title={Sharing Personal Content Online: Exploring Channel Choice and Multi-Channel Behaviors},
  author={Manya Sleeper and William Melicher and Hana Habib and Lujo Bauer and Lorrie Faith Cranor and Michelle L. Mazurek},
People share personal content online with varied audiences, as part of tasks ranging from conversational-style content sharing to collaborative activities. We use an interview- and diary-based study to explore: 1) what factors impact channel choice for sharing with particular audiences; and 2) what behavioral patterns emerge from the ability to combine or switch between channels. We find that in the context of different tasks, participants match channel features to selective-sharing and other… CONTINUE READING

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