How does Internet Use Affect Citizens’ Social Attitudes: An Empirical Research based on CGSS Data


  • Binghang Li



Internet Use; Frequency; Ability; Social Attitude; Happiness; Fairness; Social Trust.


With the consistent development of the Internet industry and the rapid expansion of the netizens’ scale, the influence of the Internet on the public and their attitudes towards society becomes more profound. As a platform for public discussion and communication, the Internet is also an imperative way to shape the attitude of civil society. By virtue of CGSS data, this paper explores how the frequency and ability of Internet use affect citizens’ social attitudes via multiple linear regression and factor analysis. At the same time, this study also analyzes the influence differences among various Internet use capabilities.


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How to Cite

Li, B. (2022). How does Internet Use Affect Citizens’ Social Attitudes: An Empirical Research based on CGSS Data. BCP Social Sciences & Humanities, 20, 388–394.