Understanding Intention to Spread Anti-Rumors of Natural Disasters in Social Media
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- Rumors; Natural disasters; Rumor-dispelling; Social media
The purpose of this study is to investigate users' intention of spreading anti-rumors of natural disasters in social media. Adopted from Technology Acceptance Model, the theoretical model was constructed. 196 questionnaires were collected. Descriptive statistics and Structural Equation Model were employed as the research methods. The main findings are as followings. Attitude has a significant positive effect on intention of spreading anti-rumors of natural disasters. Reputation has a significant positive impact on attitude and intention of spreading natural disasters. Perceived ease of use has no significant impact on attitude toward spreading anti-rumors of natural disasters.
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TY - CONF AU - Minyi Chen AU - Qianjin Zong AU - Yunqing Zhu PY - 2017/12 DA - 2017/12 TI - Understanding Intention to Spread Anti-Rumors of Natural Disasters in Social Media BT - Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Economic Development and Education Management (ICEDEM 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 90 EP - 93 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icedem-17.2017.24 DO - 10.2991/icedem-17.2017.24 ID - Chen2017/12 ER -