Social Influence on Facebook News Channels (4/8)

In response to declining circulation of print publications, news media have increased their presence on social media sites such as Facebook, knowing that new generations are increasingly turning to the sites for their sole source for current events. For this article from Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, the authors analyzed user comments and “likes” responding to several Facebook news posts to evaluate the impact peer reaction has to users’ opinions of the news posts. The article concludes that the most impact occurs when commenters disagree or offer alternative assessments to the new post.

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