E-mediated Social Connection Scale
Communicating with others electronically is part of my everyday activity.
I feel out of touch when I haven‟t logged on to a social networking site for a while.
I feel I am part of an online community.
I enjoy communicating with others electronically.
I feel out of touch if I am not able to send or receive texts or instant messages (IM).
I have many friends with whom I communicate electronically.
I would be sorry if I couldn‟t communicate electronically with my friends.
Source: Boyd, Danah M. and Nancy B. Ellison (2008), “Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship,” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13 (1), 210-30.