Self esteem, self presentation, and the internet

Rowan Peter Ogeil, James Gavin Phillips

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The internet initially served as a directory of searchable information. At this stage there were concerns that internet usage was associated with poor self-esteem, as the internet had a tendency to draw usera??s attention away from their responsibilities. There are indications that some individuals use information and communication technology to procrastinate and avoid work related tasks
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook on Psychology of Self-Esteem
EditorsStefan De Wals, Katerina Meszaros
Place of PublicationHauppauge NY United States
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Pages401 - 422
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781621004103
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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