Anonymity, Intimacy and Self-Disclosure in Social Media

Xiao Ma, Jeff Hancock, Mor Naaman

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Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

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We conducted an experiment to study the relationship between content intimacy and self-disclosure in social media, and how anonymity and audience type (social ties vs. people nearby) moderate that relationship.

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@inproceedings{Ma:2016:AIS:2858036.2858414,
 author = {Ma, Xiao and Hancock, Jeff and Naaman, Mor},
 title = {Anonymity, Intimacy and Self-Disclosure in Social Media},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
 series = {CHI '16},
 year = {2016},
 isbn = {978-1-4503-3362-7},
 location = {Santa Clara, California, USA},
 pages = {3857--3869},
 numpages = {13},
 url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2858036.2858414},
 doi = {10.1145/2858036.2858414},
 acmid = {2858414},
 publisher = {ACM},
 address = {New York, NY, USA},
 keywords = {anonymity, intimacy, self-disclosure, social media, valence},
}