Usage of Facebook among the Palestinian students in Malaysia in maintaining relationships / Abdelrahman N.A Musleh

N.A Musleh, Abdelrahman (2014) Usage of Facebook among the Palestinian students in Malaysia in maintaining relationships / Abdelrahman N.A Musleh. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.

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Abstract

This research was conducted to explore the relationship between the Facebook usage and
the Palestinian students in Malaysia in maintaining their relationships. This research
aimed at examining the use motives and satisfactions for Facebook, and analyzing the
maintenance of Relationships as a factor of Facebook use. Research followed uses and
gratifications theory to achieve the research purpose by reviewing the model studies and
by analyzing the quantitative data about information of the Palestinian students who
study in Malaysia. 278 students were asked to fill the questionnaires that conducted based
on the research questions. Results showed that the main purpose for using Facebook
among the Palestinian student is to contact their relatives. In addition, the results
indicated that the Palestinian students are satisfied with the Facebook as a tool that let
them to maintain their relationships with their relatives, and it is considered one of the
highest motives that the Palestinian students use the Facebook for.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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N.A Musleh, Abdelrahman
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks > Online social networks > Particular networks, A-Z > Facebook
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > Social aspects of education > Educational sociology > School social environment
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Item ID: 16089
Uncontrolled Keywords: Facebook usage; Palestinian students; Motives and satisfactions for Facebook
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/16089

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