Correlational findings

Study Oh et al. (2014): study US Michigan 2014

Internet users, Michigan, USA, 2014
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 339
Non Response
Respondents were given a diary survey booklet and asked to record their first session of SNS use each evening over a 5-day period(Sunday-Thursday). The title page of the booklet included a brief introduction about the study including the purpose of the survey and general instructions for keeping the diary. The second page then contained questions about participants’ general SNS use and detailed instructions on how to respond to the questions about their SNS use and feelings after their SNS session on each day.


Authors's Label
Esteem support on social media
Our Classification
Selfreport on 3 items:
a "People don’t have much confidence in me"
b "My friends feel that I’m not very good at helping them solve problems"
c "Most of my friends are more successful at making changes in their lives than I am"
7 definitely true
1 definitely false

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-u-mq-v-7-a r = +.29 p < .01