Corpus ID: 31176459

Social Networking Site Addiction: the Cognitive Bias Perspective

  title={Social Networking Site Addiction: the Cognitive Bias Perspective},
  author={Dimple R. Thadani and Christy M. K. Cheung and Zach W. Y. Lee},
With growing concerns about the dark side of social networking sties (SNSs), IS scholars pioneering technology addiction have begun to advocate for more MIS research to better conceptualize and examine problems related to technology use. In this study, we adopted the cognitive bias perspective to explain how SNS addiction distorts users’ cognition and affects their decision to continue using SNSs. We tested our research model with 238 active Facebook users and the results support our research… Expand

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