Survey about your online activity

This survey is designed to address your online behavior when you are using different Internet media like SNS (Social Network Services), applications, and so on. The questions concern activities performed both on computers and handheld devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on), and do not make any difference between those.

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Person in charge of the research: Iva Georgieva, The University of Tokyo, Department of History and Philosophy of Science
The above mentioned person in charge of the research confirms that will use the data according to the good practices of research ethics and the regulations stated in the rules of The University of Tokyo and the privacy protection law.

By completing this questionnaire I give my consent to collect my answers data (answers to questions). I also grant permission for the above mentioned researcher to store and use data for research purposes. I have got acquainted with the above description, its goals and collected data. I am aware of being able to withdraw my consent at any time by informing the above mentioned researcher or research unit.

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* 1. Do you use your online activity to make yourself feel better—for example, to watch funny videos, scroll through pictures of good memories, and so on?

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* 2. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 1 above.

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* 3. Have you felt bad by your presence online—for example, content made you jealous, you spent too much time online, and so on?

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* 4. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 3 above.

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* 5. Has your online activity helped you overcome problems in real life?

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* 6. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 5 above.

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* 7. Has your online activity created problems in real life—for example, in your relationships, when you are comparing yourself to others, whether you have experienced bullying, and so on?

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* 8. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 7 above.

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* 9. Can you express yourself more easily online than in the real world?

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* 10. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 9 above.

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* 11. Do you use your online activity to try out new experiences and perspectives?

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* 12. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 11 above.

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* 13. Do you feel safer experiencing things and engaging in activities in the online world, rather than in the real world?

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* 14. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 13 above.

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* 15. Do you feel strongly immersed in your online activities and attached to your online persona?

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* 16. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 15 above.

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* 17. Have you ever idealized your image online—for example, showed only positive information about yourself?

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* 18. Please include examples and reasons for your answer to Question 17 above.

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* 19. You can say that the difference between yourself online and offline is significant.

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* 20. You can say that the self you create online is a desired, better or an ideal version of yourself.

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