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Disclosing Personal Information On Social Networking Sites And Social Support, An Mai Apr 2012

Disclosing Personal Information On Social Networking Sites And Social Support, An Mai

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With the Internet growing faster than ever, online social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook are becoming more popular. At last count, there were over 845 million active Facebook users who are interacting online. The continued influx of computer technology allows for newer means of communication in order to foster interpersonal relationships and promote self-disclosure (Ledbetter, Mazer, Degroot et al., 2011); they are necessary in order for online interactions to occur and friendships to be maintained. These modern tools, however, can also be a factor in hindering interpersonal relationships. The current study aimed to understand how the frequency of making ...