The Effect of the Precedential Factors on the SNS User’s Revisit and Switching Intention

Chang-Gyu Yang, Choong-Kwon Lee, Yunchu Huang


Previous research about SNS users’ intention was mainly focused on revisit intention, while this study reaches a research conclusion by considering both revisit and switching intention. According to the research result, (1) social interaction and SNS addiction influence other precedential factors; (2) enjoyment and usefulness increase SNS users’ revisit intention; (3) SNS users would not consider switching to another SNS even they have negative opinions about their current SNS. This research result implies that, for SNS enterprises to dominate market, it is required to provide services so that SNS users can actively participate on social interaction activities, and a strategy is necessary to attract and turn SNS users with negative opinions into active participants. 

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