The dark side of social networking sites: An exploration of the relational and psychological stressors associated with Facebook use and affordances
Computers in Human Behavior, pp. 168-176, 2015.
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Research on social media typically focuses on its benefits; considerably less is known about the dark side of social networking sites. Focus groups of adult Facebook users ( N = 44) uncovered narratives surrounding individuals’ negative psychological and relational experiences tied to the social networking site and its affordances (e....More
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