'They Are Happier and Having Better Lives than I Am': The Impact of Using Facebook on Perceptions of Others' Lives
- WHY FACEBOOK FEELS SO GOOD. // Prevention;Dec2012, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p39
The article offers information on the positive aspects of using social networking websites like Facebook.
- Impact of Facebook Usage on Students' Academic Achievement: Role of self-regulation and trust. Rouis, Sana; Limayem, Moez; Salehi-Sangari, Esmail // Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p961
Introduction. The paper provides a preliminary analysis of the effects of Facebook usage by undergraduate students at Luleï¿½ University of Technology in Sweden. The proposed research model tests the perceived effect of personality traits, self-regulation, and trust on students' achievements....
- Perceptions of undergraduate Graphic Design students on the educational potential of Facebook. Souleles, Nicos // Research in Learning Technology;2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p241
The popularity of Facebook among university students inevitably raises questions on the educational potential of this Social Networking Site for Higher Education. From the limited literature on the instructional uses of Facebook, one can draw conflicting conclusions. Benefits were identified...
- Activities on Facebook Reveal the Depressive State of Users. Park, Sungkyu; Lee, Sang Won; Kwak, Jinah; Cha, Meeyoung; Jeong, Bumseok // Journal of Medical Internet Research;Oct2013, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p1
Background: As online social media have become prominent, much effort has been spent on identifying users with depressive symptoms in order to aim at early diagnosis, treatment, and even prevention by using various online social media. In this paper, we focused on Facebook to discern any...
- JOMO: THE JOY OF MISSING OUT. Basar, Shumon // Art Papers Magazine;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p44
In a brief article, the author comments on the notion of JOMO, or the joy of missing out on what others are doing and extravagantly broadcasting on the social networking site Facebook.
- DON'T WORRY, BE APPY. Dean, Will // Professional Manager;Summer2014, p36
The article discusses how heavy use of technology has become a factor in causing stress and depression citing reference to a 2012 study at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Topics discussed include mental problems due to constant use of smartphones, depression caused by social media websites...
- Facebook Can Make you Mentally ill, Says Study. // Voice & Data;May2013, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p21
The article reports on the association of Facebook and other social networking sites to the mental health of the Internet users.
- Facebook and Relationship Management among Students of Anambra State University, Uli, Nigeria. Edegoh, Leo O. N.; Asemah, Ezekiel S.; Ekanem, Ita Bassey // International Review of Social Sciences & Humanities;Oct2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p205
The study investigates facebook and relationship management among undergraduate students of Anambra State University, Uli, Nigeria. It adopted survey research method and used 300 students as the sample size. Anchored on the interactional view and technological determinism theories of the media,...
- FACEBOOK ADDICTION: CONCERNS, CRITICISM, AND RECOMMENDATIONS--A RESPONSE TO ANDREASSEN AND COLLEAGUES. GRIFFITHS, MARK D. // Psychological Reports;Apr2012, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p518
This paper provides a brief critique of the Facebook addiction research field in relation to the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale developed by Andreaessen and colleagues (2012). Just like the term "Internet addiction," the term "Facebook addiction" may already be obsolete because there are many...