A Study on the Purpose of Using Social Networking Sites Among UiTM Kedah Students / Ainur Fathiah Hamsan and Nor Syafawati Ab Wahab

Hamsan, Ainur Fathiah and Ab Wahab, Nor Syafawati (2010) A Study on the Purpose of Using Social Networking Sites Among UiTM Kedah Students / Ainur Fathiah Hamsan and Nor Syafawati Ab Wahab. In: ReCAMSS 2010, UiTM Cawangan Kedah.

Abstract

Social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace currently become a part of the social lifestyle activities for the means of online communication in this modern era. The social networking sites are not only used by the teenagers, but this new media is also being used by all age, background and status such as business people, politicians, celebrities and others. Realizing on the importance of the social networking activities today, this study being conducted to examine what are the reasons and purposes of the students in UiTM Kedah use the social networking sites concerning on education, entertainment and connectivity functions. This study will evaluate and reveal what is the main purpose among of them in using the social networking sites

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Hamsan, Ainur FathiahUNSPECIFIED
Ab Wahab, Nor SyafawatiUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social interaction
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social change > Information technology. Information society. Digital divide
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus
Event Title: ReCAMSS 2010
Page Range: pp. 1-8
Item ID: 33945
Uncontrolled Keywords: Connectivity; Education; Entertainment; Social Networking Sites
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33945

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