Uses and Motivations for Facebook Use Among College Students. Abigail Price Taylor Wade Arika Zimmerman. Introduction. A wide array of social media is available to suit all interests, age groups, and purposes. Each of these social media options fulfill different needs among its users.
Why do College Students use Facebook?
Positive feedback on social network profiles often leads to greater self-esteem outside of the virtual world
Receiving positive feedback on Facebook increases users self-concept
The more a person uses Facebook, the more they feel a need for virtual camaraderie.
Is there a gender difference in the motivations for using Facebook.