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Computers in Human Behavior, ISSN 0747-5632, 02/2020, Volume 103, pp. 199 - 207
Social media influencers – such as the ‘Instafamous’ – are required to disclose any commercial relationship. To achieve transparency, Instagram has introduced... 
Instagram | Parasocial interaction | Disclosure | Persuasion knowledge | Influencer marketing | Online behavior | PLACEMENT DISCLOSURES | PRODUCT PLACEMENT | MODEL | PSYCHOLOGY, EXPERIMENTAL | BRAND | PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | WORD-OF-MOUTH | CELEBRITIES | CONSUMERS | COMMUNICATION | SPONSORSHIP DISCLOSURE | Analysis | Marketing
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Communication Reports, ISSN 0893-4215, 01/2020, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 13
The study examines the implications of fundamental attribution error, wherein viewers misattribute qualities of the fictional characters onto the actors who... 
Fundamental Attribution Error | Parasocial Relationships | Counterarguing
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Media Psychology, ISSN 1521-3269, 01/2020, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp. 107 - 130
The morality of observed others is a central variable for many media effects research areas, including affective disposition theory, social cognitive theory,... 
SUBCULTURES | WISHFUL IDENTIFICATION | BAD | PARASOCIAL INTERACTION | FOUNDATIONS THEORY | PSYCHOLOGY, APPLIED | ENJOYMENT | FILM, RADIO, TELEVISION | ENTERTAINMENT-EDUCATION | AGGRESSION | COMMUNICATION | INTUITIONS
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Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, ISSN 0969-6989, 01/2020, Volume 52
Drawing on the notion of parasocial interaction (PSI) and the social comparison theory, this experimental research examines how nutritionist video bloggers... 
Consumer readiness | Compliance | Health consciousness | Vlog | Parasocial interaction | Social network site (SNS) | Source | DETERMINANTS | BUSINESS | RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL | IDENTIFICATION | SOURCE CREDIBILITY | PERCEIVED CREDIBILITY | IMPACT | SOCIAL MEDIA | IMPRESSION-FORMATION | INTERPERSONAL-ATTRACTION | SERVICE PROVIDER
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Fashion and Textiles, ISSN 2198-0802, 12/2019, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 18
Recently, general people posting vlog on newly shopped fashion and cosmetics items are gaining popularity, and it is growing more common to get consumer... 
Para-social interaction | Vlogger | Content sharing intention | Vlog | Attitude toward product | MATERIALS SCIENCE, TEXTILES | SOCIAL MEDIA | BEAUTY | Parasocial interaction | PEOPLE | ATTRACTIVENESS | CELEBRITY ENDORSERS | INTIMACY | Attitudes | Cosmetics | Social factors | Regression analysis | Trustworthiness | Multiple regression analysis
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International Journal of Information Management, ISSN 0268-4012, 12/2019, p. 102043
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Computers in Human Behavior, ISSN 0747-5632, 12/2019, Volume 101, pp. 327 - 333
Media use can be explained by either the deficiency paradigm or the global use paradigm. The former states that people use media to fulfil needs whereas the... 
Barrage video | Affective needs | Global-use paradigm | Media use | Activation | loneliness | Deficiency paradigm | FACEBOOK USE | PARASOCIAL INTERACTION | INVOLVEMENT | PSYCHOLOGY, EXPERIMENTAL | PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | IMPACT | UCLA LONELINESS SCALE | VALIDITY | Eye movements
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Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, ISSN 1931-3896, 06/2018, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp. 431 - 449
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Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, ISSN 0265-4075, 11/2019, Volume 36, Issue 11-12, pp. 3887 - 3907
Scholars have stated that humans have a fundamental need to belong, but less is known about whether individuals can use other resources to substitute for close... 
LONELINESS | PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL | INTERNET PORNOGRAPHY | Affection | pornography consumption | PARASOCIAL INTERACTION | SEXUAL-BEHAVIOR | MEN | deprivation | YOUTH | ACCEPTANCE | need to belong | SUICIDE | FAMILY STUDIES | relational health | EXPOSURE | COMMUNICATION | Consumption | Deprivation | Love | Loneliness | Pornography | Goals | Interpersonal relationship satisfaction | Pornography & obscenity | Life satisfaction
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Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, ISSN 0265-4075, 11/2019, Volume 36, Issue 11-12, pp. 3492 - 3514
Insecure attachment places enduring limitations on one’s ability to satisfy important intrinsic needs. An increasing body of literature suggests that such... 
PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL | TERROR MANAGEMENT | boundary expansion | television | PARASOCIAL INTERACTION | narrative | INVOLVEMENT | STYLES | Attachment | film | MASS-COMMUNICATION | ENTERTAINMENT-EDUCATION | MEDIA | HEALTH | FAMILY STUDIES | ELABORATION | COMMUNICATION | Films | Motivation | Television | Narratives | Anxieties | Anxiety | Avoidance
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Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, ISSN 1054-8408, 10/2019, Volume 36, Issue 8, pp. 888 - 904
This study explores whether, through parasocial interaction (PSI), trust in other travel community users drives travelers' satisfaction with those communities... 
trust | competence | online travel community | quantity | honesty | travel satisfaction | online traveler | Parasocial interaction | benevolence | community satisfaction | BRAND CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOR | PERCEIVED USABILITY | CONSUMER TRUST | SOAP-OPERA | INTERGROUP CONTACT | LOYALTY | WEBSITES | SATISFACTION | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM | EXPERIENCE
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Journal of Interactive Marketing, ISSN 1094-9968, 11/2019, Volume 48, pp. 17 - 32
Prior research has focused on analyzing the content and intent of celebrity social media communications. By observing that the linguistic style of such... 
Function words | Narrative | Analytical | Focus | Speech act theory | Automated text analysis | Emotion | Linguistic style | INFORMATION | PERSUASION | AUDIENCE | PATTERNS | BUSINESS | PSYCHOLOGY | NARRATIVE TRANSPORTATION | STRATEGIES | PARASOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS | DISCLOSURE | ENGAGEMENT | Celebrities | Word of mouth marketing | Analysis | Social media | Influence | Methods | Emotions | Text processing
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Media Practice and Education, ISSN 2574-1136, 10/2019, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp. 319 - 333
This study used cultivation theory to explore the relationship between exposure to reality television shows and college students' beliefs about wealth and... 
Reality shows | cultivation theory | parasocial interaction | parasocial relationship | materialism
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Psychology & Marketing, ISSN 0742-6046, 10/2019, Volume 36, Issue 10, pp. 923 - 935
Consumers enjoy following famous media personalities, discovering details about their habits, food preferences, or designer brands that they wear. Consumers... 
attitude toward endorser | purchase intentions | receptivity toward message | parasocial relationships | celebrity endorser | social connectedness | connectedness | PARASOCIAL INTERACTION | PSYCHOLOGY, APPLIED | BUSINESS | MODEL | TELEVISION | IDENTIFICATION | ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS | BRAND | SPOKESPERSON | CONGRUENCE | Celebrities | Investigations | Endorsement advertising
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