It’s all about the risk: Facebook posts and drinking identity in college students.
The current study evaluated the role of alcohol-related Facebook posts and drinking identities in alcohol consumption. Undergraduates’ Facebook profiles were coded for alcohol-related information; drinking identity and alcohol use were assessed online. Increased alcohol-related Facebook posts were associated with increased drinking levels, particularly for those with lower drinking identities.
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Rodriguez, L. M., Litt, D., DiBello, A. M., Øverup, C. S., & Neighbors, C. (2013, January). It’s all about the risk: Facebook posts and drinking identity in college students. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
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