Who wants to know?: question-asking and answering practices among facebook users

  title={Who wants to know?: question-asking and answering practices among facebook users},
  author={Rebecca Gray and Nicole B. Ellison and Jessica Vitak and Cliff Lampe},
Research has identified a link between Facebook use and bridging social capital, which speaks to the informational resources provided by a diverse network of connections. In order to explicate the mechanism through which Facebook may help individuals mobilize these embedded informational and support resources, this study explores the role of bridging social capital, question type, and relational closeness on the perceived utility and satisfaction of information obtained through questions posed… CONTINUE READING
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