The uses and abuses of Facebook: A review of Facebook addiction

@inproceedings{Ryan2014TheUA,
  title={The uses and abuses of Facebook: A review of Facebook addiction},
  author={Tracii Ryan and Andrea Chester and John Reece and Sophia Xenos},
  booktitle={Journal of behavioral addictions},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Recent research suggests that use of social networking sites can be addictive for some individuals. Due to the link between motivations for media use and the development of addiction, this systematic review examines Facebook-related uses and gratifications research and Facebook addiction research. METHOD Searches of three large academic databases revealed 24 studies examining the uses and gratifications of Facebook, and nine studies of Facebook addiction. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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