The reciprocal effects of social network site use and the disposition for self-disclosure: A longitudinal study

@article{Trepte2013TheRE,
  title={The reciprocal effects of social network site use and the disposition for self-disclosure: A longitudinal study},
  author={Sabine Trepte and Leonard Reinecke},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={1102-1112}
}
Since the advent of social network sites (SNSs), scholars have critically discussed the psychological and societal implication of online self-disclosure. Does Facebook change our willingness to disclose personal information? The present study proposes that the use of SNSs and the psychological disposition for selfdisclosure interact reciprocally: Individuals with a stronger disposition show a higher tendency to use SNSs (selection effect). At the same time, frequent SNS use increases the wish… CONTINUE READING

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