Striving For Social Media Reduces the Ability to Filter Out Visual Distractors

This research examined how visual distraction is influenced by consumers’ striving for social media. In three laboratory experiments, we showed striving for social media – measured as craving for social media, situational social exclusion, and situational fear of missing out – decreased the ability to filter out visual distractions.


Christina Kößmeier and Oliver B. Büttner (2020) ,"Striving For Social Media Reduces the Ability to Filter Out Visual Distractors", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48, eds. Jennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, and Hope Jensen Schau, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 1184-1184.


Christina Kößmeier, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Oliver B. Büttner, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48 | 2020

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