Social capital on facebook: differentiating uses and users

@inproceedings{Burke2011SocialCO,
  title={Social capital on facebook: differentiating uses and users},
  author={M. Burke and R. Kraut and C. Marlow},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2011}
}
  • M. Burke, R. Kraut, C. Marlow
  • Published in CHI 2011
  • Computer Science
  • Though social network site use is often treated as a monolithic activity, in which all time is equally social and its impact the same for all users, we examine how Facebook affects social capital depending upon: (1) types of site activities, contrasting one-on-one communication, broadcasts to wider audiences, and passive consumption of social news, and (2) individual differences among users, including social communication skill and self-esteem. Longitudinal surveys matched to server logs from… CONTINUE READING

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