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Emotional Experience on Facebook Site

Sas, Corina and Dix, Alan and Hart, Jennefer and Ronghui, S (2009) Emotional Experience on Facebook Site. In: CHI EA '09 Proceedings of the 27th international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems. ACM Press, New York, pp. 4345-4350. ISBN 978-1-60558-247-4

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Abstract

Although user behavior in the popular Facebook social network site has been intensely investigated since the site came live in 2004, we know little about users’ emotions and values weaved in the fabric of their interactions. We report on a diary study for collecting daily accounts of users’ most memorable experiences. Outcomes emphasize the distinction between public and private presentation together with user motivation for engaging in each of these roles. Findings also suggest that at their heart, people’s most memorable experiences with Facebook are all about positive emotions, in particular those concerned with connectedness and entertainment.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 42396
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 12 Feb 2009 17:08
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:01
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/42396

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