The Facebook Phenomenon: Online Self-Disclosure and Uncertainty Reduction
The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of self-disclosure on Facebook on perceived uncertainty reduction. The findings from one-way ANOVA revealed the levels of self-disclosure on an individual’s Facebook Page affect perceived uncertainty about that individual. More self-disclosure on Facebook leads to less uncertainty. Uncertainty was reduced with more self-disclosure by increasing perceived abilities to predict attitudes and behaviors of others.
China Media Report Overseas
Palmieri, Cynthia; Prestano, Kristen; Gandley, Rosalie; Overton, Emily; and Zhang, Qin, "The Facebook Phenomenon: Online Self-Disclosure and Uncertainty Reduction" (2012). Communication Faculty Publications. 56.
Palmieri, Cynthia, et al. "The Facebook Phenomenon: Online Self-Disclosure and Uncertainty Reduction." China Media Report Overseas 8.3 (2012).
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