Social compensation and Emotional Gratification Needing as Predictors of Supportive Feedback Behavior among Social networks users’
The study aimed to verify the contribution of both social compensation and emotional gratification needing as predictors of supportive feedback behavior among users of social networks. The sample consisted of 237 male and female volunteers who responded to the study scale via social networks. The study relied on the correlational approach. Virtual families scale prepared by Abdullah Al-Anzi and Mahmoud Ali Moussa (2019), which dimensions consisted of the study variables.
Missing cases had been treated by replacing them with an average and verifying with no differences between data before and after treating them using the paired sample T-test. No Outlier values were observed in the sample results. The results revealed that the needing for social compensation and emotional satisfaction predict the behavior of supportive feedback, then the contribution to social compensation was higher than emotional gratification.
Keywords: supportive feedback, social compensation, emotional gratification.
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