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Volume 7 Issue 7
July-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2007367

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525-536

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Psychological Predictors of Virtual Socialization and Selfie Posting

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2349-5162

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"Psychological Predictors of Virtual Socialization and Selfie Posting", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no.525-536, July-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007367.pdf

Abstract

The advent of internet based communication has revolutionized the manner in which people form and maintain social relationships. The aim of the current study was to explore the effect of virtual socialization behavior and selfie posting on individuals belonging to different educational and employment categories (150 intermediate students, 150 undergraduate students, and 100 Employees of a multi-national company/ information technology company). The study also explored the psychological predictors of virtual socialization behavior and selfie posting among the groups. Results reveal significant differences among the individuals belonging to different educational/employment status with respect to virtual socialization behavior, selfie posting and a few dimensions of affect. Furthermore, multiple regression analyses revealed that fear of missing out is a common predictor of online social behavior regardless of the education/employment status of the individual.

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Virtual socialization, Selfie posting, Affect, Fear of missing out, Students, Employees

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"Psychological Predictors of Virtual Socialization and Selfie Posting", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp525-536, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007367.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2007367
Registration ID: 235485
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 7 | Year July-2020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.24170
Page No: 525-536
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Psychological Predictors of Virtual Socialization and Selfie Posting", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp525-536, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007367.pdf




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