THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SAKARYA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: INSTAGRAM AS A CASE STUDY
THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SAKARYA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: INSTAGRAM AS A CASE STUDY

Author : Chamssoudine Bahari TAMOUDE
Number of pages : 260-273

Summary

​Social media’s primary objective to faciliate communication between people now became an effective tool to build relations with friends and groups that hold the same interests, practices and activities. Also, it became a place to express opinions, and platform where issues are discussed. In fact, social media has transformed people’s life. On one hand, it brings people closer. On another hand, it turns people into antisocial by replacing human’s face to face communication with platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter. Apparently, the new generation’s addiction to social media has a number of effects on their lives including sharing their personnel life matters with known and unkown people. This study tries to know the degree of change made by social media in students’ life. In order to achieve the desired results of quality and high efficiency, the study identifies the influence of social media on students; understands the habits of students while using social media and discovers the attitudes of students towards social media.

Keywords

Social Media, impact, habits, attitudes

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