The impact of social media usage and addiction among student / Siti Maheran Mohd Faudzi

Mohd Faudzi, Siti Maheran (2019) The impact of social media usage and addiction among student / Siti Maheran Mohd Faudzi. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM), 9 (1). pp. 1-16. ISSN 2289-5337

Abstract

The social network, which is one of the key indicators of the technology era, attracts all levels while virtual worlds over real life through the applications it offers. Especially young people show high interest in social media that is an extension of Internet technology. Social media addiction is increasing worldwide. This study aims to examines impact of academic performance in social media addiction among social student. Based on data obtained by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC, 2016), shows that Malaysia’s broadband penetration rate reaches almost 78 percent. The study also found that those who are still in school spend the most time online, which is 20.9 hours a week. This this study. The two theories, the diffusion of innovations theory and the process virtualization theory posited that impact social media usage and addiction towards academic performance in student university.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohd Faudzi, Siti MaheranUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social change
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social change > Information technology. Information society. Digital divide > Malaysia
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social change > Information technology. Information society. Digital divide
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Information Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM)
Journal: UiTM Journal > International Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
ISSN: 2289-5337
Volume: 9
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-16
Official URL: https://ijikm.uitm.edu.my/pdf/912.pdf
Item ID: 29893
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Media, Addiction, Usage, Students, Academic Performance
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29893

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