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WHY DO I KEEP CHECKING FACEBOOK: EFFECTS

@inproceedings{Tan2012WHYDI,
  title={WHY DO I KEEP CHECKING FACEBOOK: EFFECTS},
  author={Bernard C. Y. Tan},
  year={2012}
}
  • B. Tan
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
Nowadays, social media has become an important tool for individuals to communicate with others. Recent statistics show that a large number of people spend plenty of time on social network websites daily, which may lead to some potential social and psychological problems. In this study, we define the new concept of Social Network Services (SNS) addiction, and claim that it is different from other online addictions (e.g., online shopping addiction, online gambling addiction and online pornography… 

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