Browsing by Subject "Self-Disclosure"
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Publisher and Date:(Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, 2017)This paper reports the results of two experiments that investigate the relationship between the quantity of information disclosed on an SNS profile and profile viewers' first impressions of the profile owner. Both experiments utilized a 2 (low quantity of information vs. high quantity of information) by 2 (male vs. female profile) design. In the first experiment (n = 1059), the respondents were randomly assigned to the experimental conditions. The results showed that profile viewers were more ...
When Sharing Less Means More: How Gender Moderates the Impact of Quantity of Information Shared in a Social Network Profile on Profile Viewers' Intentions About Socialization Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Routledge, 2014)This study summarizes the results from a 2 (low vs. high information) × 2 (female vs. male profile) experiment that investigates the impact of quantity of information shared on a Social Network Site (SNS) profile on viewers' intentions to pursue further interactions with the profile owner. Quantity of information had no statistically significant effect on intentions to further socialize online. The two-way interaction between information quantity and profile gender was such that for male profiles ...