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Determining Facebook as a Platform of Expressing Politics among University Students


Mohamad Sani, Laila Mastura and Ramli, Romlah and Kamaruddin, Azlina (2018) Determining Facebook as a Platform of Expressing Politics among University Students. In: SMMTC Postgraduate Symposium 2018, 18-19 March 2018, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study investigates the Facebook as a platform of expressing politics. The main objective of this study is to examine the students demographic; gender and academic performance of Facebook users regard to different variations of Facebook addiction, Facebook motives, and unwillingness to communicate face-to-face. Next objective is to define the level of unwillingness to communicate faceto-face, to determine and explain the relationship between Facebook motives and Facebook addiction, and to examine the relationship between Facebook addictions, Facebook motives, and Unwillingness to communicate face-to-face. Survey research design; questionnaire was applied. Data was analyzed by using SPSS 22 for both descriptive and inferential statistics that include with t-Test, Multiple regression analysis, Pearson correlation, and the pre-test of the study to fulfill the research objectives. The implication of this study is to give benefits to practical contribution and theoretical contribution that associated with this field. Future research needs to replicate this study in other situation and possibly in other areas for different view.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: e-ISBN 978-967-0910-77-2 Organized by: School of Multimedia Technology and Communication (SMMTC) Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Student Demographics; Gender and Academic Performance, Facebook Addiction, Facebook Motives, Unwillingness to Communicate Face-to-Face
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2019 01:16
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2019 01:16
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/25371

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