Relational dialectics and social networking sites: The role of Facebook in romantic relationship escalation, maintenance, conflict, and dissolution
Computers in Human Behavior, pp. 527-534, 2014.
Relational dialectics theorySocial networking sitesRomantic relationshipsFacebookUncertainty reductionMore(1+)
Due to their prevalence and unique affordances, social networking sites such as Facebook have the potential to influence offline relationships. This study employed Baxter’s (2011) refinement of relational dialectics theory to explore Facebook’s role in emerging adults’ romantic relationships. Data from ten focus groups revealed that Faceb...More
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