Quotation Bauer, Christine, Schiffinger, Michael. 2015. Self-Disclosure in Online Interaction: A Meta-Analysis. In 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2015), Hrsg. IEEE, 3621-3630. Kauai, HI: IEEE.




Using the Internet increasingly requires people to disclose personal information for various reasons such as establishing legitimacy, authentication, or providing personalized services. An enormous amount of literature analyzed various influencing variables that shape self-disclosure in online interaction. However, the range of studies considers very specific variables and therefore provides merely puzzle pieces of the field. This paper puts the pieces together by combining extant evidence into a meta-study. Results suggest that, while the overall effects of demographic, environmental, person- and system-based predictors are rather weak, self-disclosure can to some extent be influenced by system design.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Contribution to conference proceedings
Language English
Title Self-Disclosure in Online Interaction: A Meta-Analysis
Title of whole publication 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2015)
Editor IEEE
Page from 3621
Page to 3630
Location Kauai, HI
Publisher IEEE
Year 2015
ISBN 1530-1605/15
URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2015.435


Bauer, Christine (Former researcher)
Schiffinger, Michael (Details)
Interdisciplinary Institute for Management and Organizational Behavior IN (Details)
Institute for Information Systems and Society IN (Details)
Competence Center for Empirical Research Methods WE (Details)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1146 Management information systems (Details)
1161 Human-computer interaction (Details)
5366 Information society (Details)
5367 Management information systems (Details)
5937 Information systems (Details)
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