ERIC Number: EJ1105615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
A Qualitative Investigation of College Students' Facebook Usage and Romantic Relationships: Implications for College Counselors
Sherrell, Renee S.; Lambie, Glenn W.
Journal of College Counseling, v19 n2 p138-153 Jul 2016
The use of social media is a societal trend influencing the way that individuals communicate with and relate to one another. Moreover, Facebook use may facilitate or hinder individuals' relationship growth and development. The purpose of this article is to (a) review research examining Facebook usage and interpersonal relationships, (b) present qualitative insight into the Facebook experiences of college students (N = 16) from a large southeastern university, and (c) offer implications for college counselors.
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Interpersonal Relationship, Social Media, Social Networks, College Students, Counseling Services, Intimacy, Mass Media Use, Experience
Wiley-Blackwell. 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148. Tel: 800-835-6770; Tel: 781-388-8598; Fax: 781-388-8232; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A