Social Media Usage Behaviors of Undergraduate Students, Srinakharinwirot University

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  • chotima watana Srinakharinwirot University

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Social Media Usage Behaviors, Undergraduate Students, Srinakharinwirot University

Abstract

The objective of this research 1. to study the use of social media among 2. Undergraduate Students, Srinakharinwirot and to study the impact of social media use of undergraduate students at Srinakharinwirot University. The sample group was 394 students of Srinakharinwirot University in the academic year 2020. The statistics used were frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. The results of the research showed that most of the students had 5 to 10 years of experience using social media, the behavior of using social media more than 1 time per day, the average duration was 3 hours or more. It is popular to use social media from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The most accessible places are houses / dormitories. Devices for accessing social media are mobile/smart phones. The most used social media is Instagram. Purpose used by social media is for entertainment. Opinion on the impact of the students' use of social media;

  • In learning; social media are useful for researching and learning to make their studies easier.
  • The family aspect; social media makes it possible to communicate with each other without distance restrictions.
  • Emotional aspects; It feels good when doing something positive and influencing people on social media.
  • Social aspects; social media makes it easier for you to contact your friends.

 

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2021-08-29

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