Title

The effects of social media feedback to individuals with low self-esteem and their feelings

Date of Publication

2018

Document Type

Bachelor's Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology

College

College of Liberal Arts

Department/Unit

Psychology

Thesis Adviser

Jose Lloyd Espiritu

Defense Panel Member

Filemon Cruz

Abstract/Summary

The internet is a vast and powerful tool. Social media can serve as an outlet for people who want to express themselves through internet. An individual's self-esteem can be swayed by feedback, and social media acts as an avenue for that. The research focus on individuals with low self-esteem. The importance of study is to discover more about the correlation of the effects of social media feedback among college students with low self-esteem. Feedback on social media can be categorized as either positive or negative. The researchers believe that feedback can have a more complex role on the feelings of individuals with low elf-esteem especially when interpersonal relationship is factored in. This research is a descriptive qualitative research design that is detailed to look for the associations between variables. Participants with low self-esteem are to be interviewed about feedback they would get on social media. The types of social media feedback involved in the study are Facebook's like , sad , comment , and private messages as well as Twitter's quote retweets , replies and direct messages. The feedback received are categorized as either positive or negative feedback. The information gathered were analyzed through thematic and categorized into themes.

Abstract Format

html

Language

English

Format

Print

Accession Number

TU21694

Shelf Location

Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

85 leaves ; 29 cm.

Keywords

Self-esteem in young adults; Self-esteem in adolescence; Social media

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