Internet Research: Volume 21 Issue 1


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Theories into practice: a content analysis of anti‐smoking websites

Hye‐Jin Paek, Beom Jun Bae, Thomas Hove, Hyunjae Yu

This study aims to examine the extent to which anti‐smoking websites use intervention strategies that have been informed by four prominent theories of health‐related behavior…


The perceived benefits of six‐degree‐separation social networks

Wesley Shu, Yu‐Hao Chuang

This research seeks to focus on the benefits of social networking service (SNS) based on the principle of six degrees of separation. Since the inception of web 2.0, the popularity…


Dual effect of perceived risk on cross‐national e‐commerce

Sonia San Martín, Carmen Camarero, Rebeca San José

This paper aims to provide a model reflecting the mediating role of risk in the transaction as well as the social risk between the channel and repeat purchase intention and also…


Understanding online community user participation: a social influence perspective

Tao Zhou

The purpose of this study is to examine the determinants of online community user participation from a social influence perspective.


Past purchase and intention to purchase in e‐commerce: The mediation of social presence and trust

Jacob Weisberg, Dov Te'eni, Limor Arman

Purchasing on the internet has unique features that make it different from the traditional shopping process, particularly with regard to its social context. This study seeks to…

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