Correlational findings

Study Kross et al. (2013): study US 2008

Facebook users, Ann Arbor, Michigan, followed 14 days, USA, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 82
Non Response:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Survey via mobile phone.


Authors's label
Facebook use
Our Classification
Selfreport on single question text-beeped 5 times a day:
How much have you used Facebook since the last time we asked?
Rated on a sliderscale ranging from
100  very positive
0 very negative

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-mi-sqr-ol-101-a r = -.07 ns AVERAGE Facebook use by average happiness during 14 days. A-AOL-mi-sqr-ol-101-a b = -.08 p < .0001 CHANGE happiness following Facebook use
T2 Facebook use by T2 happiness, controling T1 happiness.
The more people use facebook the less happier they felt.
A-AOL-mi-sqr-ol-101-a b = +.01 ns T1 happiness by T1-T2 facebook use.
Happiness does not predict facebook use.
A-AOL-mi-sqr-ol-101-a =