Social networking and adjustments among international students

  title={Social networking and adjustments among international students},
  author={Jih-Hsuan Tammy Lin and Wei Peng and Mijung Kim and Sung Yeun Kim and R. LaRose},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  pages={421 - 440}
How do social media facilitate adjustment to changes in social structure and culture? This research examines the impact of online social networking on online and offline social capitals and adjustment of international students in the United States. A survey of 195 international students in a major Midwestern university showed that students’ interactions with Americans and home country friends using Facebook, extroversion, and horizontal collectivism were positively related to international… Expand
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