Numerical Representations and User Behaviour In Social Networking Sites

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Numerical Representations and User Behaviour In Social Networking Sites

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dc.contributor.author Sjöklint, Mimmi
dc.contributor.author Constantiou, Ioanna D.
dc.contributor.author Trier, Matthias
dc.date.accessioned 2013-12-03T09:52:33Z
dc.date.available 2013-12-03T09:52:33Z
dc.date.issued 2013-12-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8820
dc.description.abstract The new technological enhancements and the accessibility to varieties of online applications, enable users to collect personal data and perform self-evaluation through test, comparison and experimentation. The sparked interest in numbers and numbers as self-representative visualisations is prominent in social networking sites, which are the empirical setting for the present study. This paper sets out to establish a multi-theoretical framework which enables the investigation of emerging phenomena of the role of numbers in social networking sites. The proposed framework rests on three theoretical pillars: self-determination theory, heuristic decision making and behavioural economics. A discussion departs from these convictions to investigate user reactions and behaviour when faced with numerical representations in the SNS. en_US
dc.format.extent 12 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of IT Management. Copenhagen Business School en_US
dc.subject.other User Behaviour en_US
dc.subject.other Social Networking Sites en_US
dc.subject.other Numerical Representations en_US
dc.subject.other Multi-Theoretical Framework en_US
dc.subject.other Quantified Self en_US
dc.subject.other Pointification en_US
dc.title Numerical Representations and User Behaviour In Social Networking Sites en_US
dc.type cp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for IT-Ledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort ITM en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of IT Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort ITM en_US
dc.description.notes Paper presented at The European Conference on Information Systems, Utrecht, Netherlands, 5-8 June, 2013. en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2013 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Towards a Multitheoretical Research Framework en_US


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