The Rich Get Richer: Personality, Facebook Use, and Online Sense of Community
Poster Session X - Board: X-
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
Facebook use, extraversion, and loneliness were examined to determine if online social networking reflects traditional social networking; specifically whether extraverts benefit more from online social networking. Results indicate extraversion and intensity of Facebook use predicted online sense of community among Facebook users (n=169). Support for the rich-get-richer hypothesis is discussed.
Subject Area: Personality/Social