Facebook Therapy? Why People Share Self-Relevant Content Online
We suggest that emotionally unstable individuals use their online social network to help regulate their emotions. Accordingly, we find that these individuals post more status updates and express more emotions when doing so – a tendency not observed offline. Further, such emotional writing helps them repair well-being after negative experiences.
Eva Buechel and Jonah Berger (2012) ,"Facebook Therapy? Why People Share Self-Relevant Content Online ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40, eds. Zeynep Gürhan-Canli, Cele Otnes, and Rui (Juliet) Zhu, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 203-208.
Eva Buechel, University of Miami, USA
Jonah Berger, University of Pennsylvania, USA
NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40 | 2012
Meaningfulness in New Products: Conceptualization and Measurement
Maria Sääksjärvi, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Katarina Hellén, Univeristy of Vaasa
M5. The More Expensive a Gift Is, the More It Is Appreciated? The Effect of Gift Price on Recipients’ Appreciation
Jooyoung Park, Peking University
MENGSHU CHEN, Tencent Holdings Limited
When the Ends Do Not Justify Paying for the Means: Consumers Prefer Shifting Costs from Means to Goals
Franklin Shaddy, University of Chicago, USA
Ayelet Fishbach, University of Chicago, USA