The acceptance of mobile advertising: a social or personal matter?
by Reza Ashari Nasution; Devi Arnita; Aghniadi
International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising (IJIMA), Vol. 15, No. 1, 2021

Abstract: This paper contributes to the extant literature on mobile advertising acceptance by extending the current TRA-based model to include the personal relevance of this form of advertising. The aim of this research was to investigate how social influence, represented by the subjective norms in the TRA model, and personal relevance play respective roles in influencing an individual's decision to embrace mobile advertising. The study involved male and female college students in Bandung aged between 18 and 25 years old (young millennials), which were reported by the Association of Advertising Companies in Indonesia to be the most attractive segment for mobile advertising. The findings indicate that millennials are attracted by the social trends of mobile advertising, but demonstrate independence in arriving at their final assessment of mobile advertising based on the personal relevance of this form of publicity.

Online publication date: Wed, 03-Feb-2021

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