The More Friends, the Less Political Talk? Predictors of Facebook Discussions Among College Students

@article{Jang2014TheMF,
  title={The More Friends, the Less Political Talk? Predictors of Facebook Discussions Among College Students},
  author={S. Mo Jang and Hoon Lee and Yong Jin Park},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={271-5}
}
Although previous research has indicated that Facebook users, especially young adults, can cultivate their civic values by talking about public matters with their Facebook friends, little research has examined the predictors of political discussion on Facebook. Using survey data from 442 college students in the United States, this study finds that… CONTINUE READING
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