AP  >> Vol. 7 No. 5 (May 2017)

    The Mediation Role of Passive SNS Use between Social Comparison Orientation and Envy

  • 全文下载: PDF(424KB) HTML   XML   PP.691-697   DOI: 10.12677/AP.2017.75085  
  • 下载量: 72  浏览量: 122  



社交网站被动使用社会比较倾向嫉妒Passive of Social Network Use Social Comparison Orientation Envy



In recent years, the relationship between social networking sits and wellbeing has aroused both the public and researcher’s attention. Previous studies suggested that Passive of social network use would dampen the life satisfaction, reduce the self-perception, weaken the self-esteem, and lead to envy. Our research focuses on the envy, and we wonder that the relationship between Passive of social network use and envy. In addition, SCO is particularly important in the social media context because SNSs provide rich opportunities for social comparison, which can influence one’s psychological well-being. Specifically, people with higher Social comparison orientation are more likely to compare with others, so, we conclude the Social comparison orientation in our model. And finally we find that the relationship between Social comparison orientation and envy is partly mediated by Passive of social network use.

杨婷婷 (2017). 社交网站被动使用在社会比较倾向和嫉妒之间的中介作用. 心理学进展, 7(5), 691-697. https://doi.org/10.12677/AP.2017.75085


[1] Buunk, B. P., Zurriaga, R., Gonzalez-Roma, V., & Subirats, M. (2003). Engaging in Upward and Downward Comparisons as a Determinant of Relative Deprivation at Work: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 62, 370-388.
[2] Buunk, B. P., Zurriaga, R., Peiro, J. M., Nauta, A., & Gosalvez, I. (2005). Social Comparisons at Work as Related to a Cooperative Social Climate and to Individual Differences in Social Comparison Orientation. Applied Psychology, 54, 61-80.
[3] Chou, H.-T. G., & Edge, N. (2012). “They Are Happier and Having Better Lives than I Am”: The Impact of Using Facebook on Perceptions of Others’ Lives. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15, 117-121.
[4] Ellison, N., Heino, R., & Gibbs, J. L. (2006). Managing Impressions Online: Self-Presentation Processes in the Online Dating Environment. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 11, 415-441.
[5] Festinger, L. (1954). A Theory of Social Comparison Processes. Human Relations, 7, 115-116.
[6] Gibbons, F. X., & Buunk, B. P. (1999). Individual Differences in Social Comparison: Development of a Scale of Social Comparison Orientation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 129-142.
[7] Gonzales, A. L., & Hancock, J. T. (2011). Mirror, Mirror on My Facebook Wall: Effects of Exposure to Facebook on Self-Esteem. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14, 79-83.
[8] Griffiths, M. D. (2005). A “Components” Model of Addiction within a Biopsychosocial Framework. Journal of Substance Use, 10, 191-197.
[9] Haferkamp, N., & Krämer, N. C. (2011). Social Comparison 2.0: Examining the Effects of Online Profiles on Social-Networking Sites. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14, 309-314.
[10] Jordan, A. H., Monin, B., Dweck, C. S., Lovett, B. J., John, O. P., & Gross, J. J. (2011). Misery Has More Company than People Think: Underestimating the Prevalence of Others’ Negative Emotions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 120-135.
[11] Junco, R. (2012). The Relationship between Frequency of Facebook Use, Participation in Facebook Activities, and Student Engagement. Computers and Education, 58, 162-171.
[12] Kim, J., & Lee, J.-E. R. (2011). The Facebook Paths to Happiness: Effects of the Number of Facebook Friends and Self-Presentation on Subjective Well-Being. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14, 359-364.
[13] Krasnova, H., Wenninger, H., Widjaja, T., & Buxmann, P. (2013). Envy on Facebook: A Hidden Threat to Users’ Life Satisfaction? 11th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik, Leipzig, March 2013, 1-16.
[14] Kross, E., Verduyn, P., Demiralp, E., Park, J., Lee, D. S., Lin, N. et al. (2013). Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults. PLoS ONE, 8, e69841.
[15] Lee, S. Y. (2014). How Do People Compare Themselves with Others on Social Network Sites?: The Case of Facebook. Computers in Human Behavior, 32, 253-260.
[16] Lee-Won, R. J., Shim, M., Joo, Y. K., & Park, S. G. (2014). Who Puts the Best “Face” Forward on Facebook?: Positive Self-Presentation in Online Social Networking and the Role of Self-Consciousness, Actual-to-Total Friends Ratio, and Culture. Computers in Human Behavior, 39, 413-423.
[17] Lin, R., & Utz, S. (2015). The Emotional Responses of Browsing Facebook: Happiness, Envy, and the Role of Tie Strength. Computers in Human Behavior, 52, 29-38.
[18] Lup, K., Trub, L., & Rosenthal, L. (2015). Instagram #Instasad?: Exploring Associations among Instagram Use, Depressive Symptoms, Negative Social Comparison, and Strangers Followed. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18, 247-252.
[19] Muise, A., Christofides, E., & Desmarais, S. (2009). More Information than You Ever Wanted: Does Facebook Bring out the Green-Eyed Monster of Jealousy? Cyberpsychology & Behavior : The Impact of the Internet, Multimedia and Virtual Reality on Behavior and Society, 12, 441-444.
[20] Pempek, T. B., Yermolayeva, Y. B., & Calvert, S. L. (2009). College Students’ Social Networking Experiences on Facebook. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 227-238.
[21] Sagioglou, C., & Greitemeyer, T. (2014). Facebook’s Emotional Consequences: Why Facebook Causes a Decrease in Mood and Why People Still Use It. Computers in Human Behavior, 35, 359-363.
[22] Smith, R. H., & Kim, S. H. (2007). Comprehending Envy. Psychological Bulletin, 133, 46-64.
[23] Suzuki, L. K., & Calzo, J. P. (2004). The Search for Peer Advice in Cyberspace: An Examination of Online Teen Bulletin Boards about Health and Sexuality. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 25, 685-698.
[24] Tandoc, E. C., Ferrucci, P., & Duffy, M. (2015). Facebook Use, Envy, and Depression among College Students: Is Facebooking Depressing? Computers in Human Behavior, 43, 139-146.
[25] Verduyn, P., Lee, D. S., Park, J., Shablack, H., Orvell, A., Bayer, J. et al. (2015). Passive Facebook Usage Undermines Affective Well-Being: Experimental and Longitudinal Evidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 144, 480-488.
[26] Vogel, E. A., Rose, J. P., Okdie, B. M., Eckles, K., & Franz, B. (2015). Who Compares and Despairs? The Effect of Social Comparison Orientation on Social Media Use and Its Outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 249-256.
[27] Vogel, E. A., Rose, J. P., Roberts, L. R., & Eckles, K. (2014). Social Comparison, Social Media, and Self-Esteem. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 3, 206-222.
[28] Wang, J.-L., Jackson, L. A., Gaskin, J., & Wang, H.-Z. (2014). The Effects of Social Networking Site (SNS) Use on College Students’ Friendship and Well-Being. Computers in Human Behavior, 37, 229-236.