The Study on the Flow Experience of Mobile Facebook Use Effects on the Post-Hoc Interpersonal Relationships

This paper empirically investigates the flow experiences of different feeling levels when using SNS and how this has impact on the interpersonal communication. Using a survey of Facebook users, this paper examines how the flow factors of intrinsic motivation impacts the self-disclosure of SNS and the post-hoc interpersonal relation change when people use SNS. Also, the authors study how the self-disclosure of SNS has an impact on the post-hoc interpersonal relation change. As a result, enjoyment and curiosity of the flow experience has an impact on the self-disclosure of SNS and telepresence has an impact on the post-hoc interpersonal relation change. In addition, the results show the positive effect between the self-disclosure of SNS and the post-hoc interpersonal relation change.

Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jul 2012 Format: PDF

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