Title of Presentation Proposal

Social Comparison in the Digital Age

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

People have innate tendencies for social comparison. Social media enables social comparison without direct, face-to-face interaction. To date, no literature has addressed the effect of social media and social comparison on depression. This study will address: Does social media use predict social comparison scores? Is social comparison correlated with depression?

Start Date

4-14-2018 8:30 AM

End Date

4-14-2018 9:20 AM

Location

2nd Floor

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Social Comparison in the Digital Age

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People have innate tendencies for social comparison. Social media enables social comparison without direct, face-to-face interaction. To date, no literature has addressed the effect of social media and social comparison on depression. This study will address: Does social media use predict social comparison scores? Is social comparison correlated with depression?