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"Can an AI chatbot be your friend?"
The mechanism by which users develop virtual friendships with AI-enabled voice assistants is investigated.
The two critical dimensions of para-friendship are self-disclosure and social support.
IPAs that provide a sense of intimacy, understanding, enjoyability, and involvement affect para-friendships.
Para-friendships strengthen users' intention to continue using IPAs.
The para-friendship mechanism differs according to the users' social isolation tendency.