Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Business Corporation and Development in South-East and South Asia under B&R Initiative (ISBCD 2017)

Self-presentation Strategy of WeChat Users with Motives Impact on the Formation of Online Social Capital

Authors
Haihui Guo, Yunlong Duan
Corresponding Author
Haihui Guo
Available Online October 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isbcd-17.2017.48How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Self-presentation, WeChat, social capital, motive
Abstract
WeChat is a social networking platform. WeChat users create the content online to present themselves online, called self-presentation strategy, to build a personal network identity. This identity has the form of capital -- the social capital. If the WeChat users take full account of the dimensions of the relationship maintenance and relationship initiation, the self-presentation of individual online social capital will be shaped more effective, and this effect will be positively magnified. The study proved the moderator role of motive of WeChat usage in effectively adjustment the formation of WeChat users' online social capital shaped by self-presentation.
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AU  - Haihui Guo
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PY  - 2017/10
DA  - 2017/10
TI  - Self-presentation Strategy of WeChat Users with Motives Impact on the Formation of Online Social Capital
BT  - 2nd International Symposium on Business Corporation and Development in South-East and South Asia under B&R Initiative (ISBCD 2017)
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EP  - 240
SN  - 2352-5428
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