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Carrying forward the Uses and Grats 2.0 agenda: An affordance-driven measure of social media uses and gratifications
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|Title:||Carrying forward the Uses and Grats 2.0 agenda: An affordance-driven measure of social media uses and gratifications|
Winter, Jenifer Sunrise
|Keywords:||uses and gratifications|
|Citation:||Rathnayake, C., & Winter, J. S. (2018). “Carrying forward the Uses and Grats 2.0 agenda: An affordance-driven measure of social media uses and gratifications.” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 62(3), 371–389. doi:10.1080/0960085X.2018.1435232|
|Abstract:||The notion of social media affordances has not been fully integrated into the uses and gratifications literature. Building on the MAIN (modality, agency, interactivity, and navigability) model, this study develops and tests a social media uses and gratifications scale with a sample of 393 college students. Results of the study support the MAIN model, as conceptualizing social media uses and gratifications as a second-order factor structure with 4 different types of affordances displays similar goodness-of-fit to a single-order factor structure. A confirmatory factor analysis with a second sample of 313 adults further confirms the applicability of the scale among the general population.|
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