Social media indicate loneliness among teenagers / Nur Syafura Mohd Yusof…[et al.]

Mohd Yusof, Nur Syafura and Mohd Syafiq, Sarah Nur Syifa and Shameen, Muhammad Aimran and Anuar, Aina and Dino Affendi, Aimi Izyan and Fauzi, Hariz (2020) Social media indicate loneliness among teenagers / Nur Syafura Mohd Yusof…[et al.]. e-Journal of Media & Society (e-JOMS), 4. ISSN 2682-9193

Official URL: http://www.ejoms.com

Abstract

Loneliness is not something all of us want to have but some of us can’t escaped from that feeling. The feeling itself comes within yourself and need to be controlled if not it will lead to mental health problem. One of the reason teenagers (millennials) nowadays could feel lonely is because the amount of time they spend on their phone scrolling thru social media. This study use in-depth interview to get to know why the millennials spend more time on their phone rather than doing activities than need to be communicate face-to-face. Qualitative results show’s that, social media are easy to access on the go with portable internet everywhere which majority of them have each one.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohd Yusof, Nur SyafuraUNSPECIFIED
Mohd Syafiq, Sarah Nur SyifaUNSPECIFIED
Shameen, Muhammad AimranUNSPECIFIED
Anuar, AinaUNSPECIFIED
Dino Affendi, Aimi IzyanUNSPECIFIED
Fauzi, HarizUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks > Online social networks
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > The family. Marriage. Home > Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media & Society (e-JOMS)
Journal: UiTM Journal > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 4
Official URL: http://www.ejoms.com
Item ID: 29391
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social media; Teenagers; Loneliness
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29391

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