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Bernard J. Jansen, Kate Sobel and Geoff Cook Journal of Information Science 2011 37: 120 originally published online 16 February 2011 DOI: 10.1177/0165551510396975 The online version of this article can be found at: http://jis.sagepub.com/content/37/2/120
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Classifying ecommerce information sharing behaviour by youths on social networking sites
Bernard J. Jansen Kate Sobel
Journal of Information Science 37(2) 120–136 © The Author(s) 2011 Reprints and permission: sagepub. co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0165551510396975 jis.sagepub.com
College of Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
The Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Teenagers and young adults form an economically critical demographic group and are confronted with an array of internet social networking services just as they are forming online information seeking and sharing habits. Using a survey of 34,514 respondents from myYearbook.com, the research reported in this paper is an inferential analysis of information...