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Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery  2018, Vol. 2 Issue (4): 29-37    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.2096-3467.2017.1250
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The Influences of Technological Factors and Perceived Values on Continuance Intention of Social Commerce: An Empirical Study
Gan Chunmei1(), Huang Kai1, Xu Jiayi1, Lin Tiantian2
1School of Information Management, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510006, China
2Business School, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510006, China
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[Objective] This study aims to find the reasons of continuously using social commerce sites. [Methods] We developed a theoretical model for continuance intention to use social commerce sites based on the S-O-R model as well as the technology factors and perceived values. A total of 330 valid samples were collected via an online questionnaire, which were analyzed by PLS-SEM. [Results] We found that interactivity significantly affected perceived hedonic values, personalization significantly impacted perceived utilitarian values, sociability had a significant effect on perceived values, and recommendation significantly influenced perceived utilitarian and hedonic values. Meanwhile, perceived utilitarian and hedonic values significantly affected continuance intention to use social commerce sites. [Limitations] First, this study only focuses on the effects of beneficial values rather than the risks. Second, our data was collected from young users. Third, social commerce sites might lead to different browsing behaviors. [Conclusions] Technological factors and perceived values pose some effect to continuance intention to use social commerce sites. This study provides references and guidelines for related service providers.

Key wordsSocial Commerce      S-O-R Model      Perceived Values      Technological Factors      Continuance Intention     
Received: 11 December 2017      Published: 11 May 2018
ZTFLH:  G354  

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Gan Chunmei,Huang Kai,Xu Jiayi,Lin Tiantian. The Influences of Technological Factors and Perceived Values on Continuance Intention of Social Commerce: An Empirical Study. Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery, 2018, 2(4): 29-37.

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题项 频率 百分比(%)
性别 204 61.82
126 38.18
年龄 18以下 4 1.21
18-24 215 65.15
25-29 45 13.64
30-34 11 3.33
35-39 11 3.33
40及以上 44 13.33
使用时间 ≤1个月 10 3.03
1-3个月 11 3.33
3-6个月 9 2.73
6-12个月 21 6.36
12-24个月 45 13.64
≥24个月 234 70.91
使用频率 一周多次 224 67.88
一周一次 36 10.91
两周一次 21 6.36
一个月一次 30 9.09
三个月一次 3 0.91
三个月以上一次 16 4.85
变量 测度项 因子载荷 AVE CR Cronbach’s α
交互性(IA) IA1 0.890 0.745 0.897 0.828
IA2 0.884
IA3 0.813
个性化(PL) PL1 0.884 0.722 0.912 0.872
PL2 0.872
PL3 0.836
PL4 0.806
社交性(SC) SC1 0.804 0.753 0.924 0.890
SC2 0.915
SC3 0.878
SC4 0.871
推荐性(RC) RC1 0.915 0.795 0.921 0.871
RC2 0.881
RC3 0.879
功利性价值(PUV) PUV1 0.800 0.760 0.927 0.894
PUV2 0.894
PUV3 0.909
PUV4 0.880
享乐性价值(PHV) PHV1 0.906 0.854 0.946 0.914
PHV2 0.936
PHV3 0.930
社交性价值(PSV) PSV1 0.893 0.825 0.950 0.929
PSV2 0.917
PSV3 0.897
PSV4 0.925
持续意愿(CI) CI1 0.898 0.766 0.907 0.846
CI2 0.804
CI3 0.919
IA 0.863
PL 0.252 0.850
SC 0.463 0.487 0.868
RC 0.160 0.560 0.304 0.892
PUV 0.151 0.511 0.353 0.445 0.872
PHV 0.370 0.423 0.486 0.410 0.461 0.924
PSV 0.369 0.422 0.725 0.251 0.365 0.502 0.908
CI 0.306 0.357 0.317 0.394 0.462 0.666 0.297 0.875
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