Supervisors are watching you on Facebook

Hung Yue Suen, Wei Pin Dai

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Facebook has become an electronic monitoring tool in the workplace. Supervisors monitor employee activities and collect their information on Facebook to reduce inappropriate behaviors that may harm organization, besides, making employment decisions. This study used PLS-SEM analysis with 308 valid data and found that although employees believed that they are supported by their supervisors, they perceived Facebook monitoring violate their privacy violation and procedural justice, and higher their intention to leave from the supervisors. Implications of the research model are described and future research directions are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2018 1st International Cognitive Cities Conference, IC3 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781538650592
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Dec 6
Event1st International Cognitive Cities Conference, IC3 2018 - Okinawa, Japan
Duration: 2018 Aug 72018 Aug 9

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2018 1st International Cognitive Cities Conference, IC3 2018


Other1st International Cognitive Cities Conference, IC3 2018


  • Facebook
  • Privacy violation
  • Procedural justice
  • Turnover intention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Education
  • Urban Studies


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