Review motives of the use of social networks among students of Information Science and Knowledge

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Information and Knowledge


aim: this study aimed to identify incentives for the use of social media by students of information science and knowledge science has been done.
Methods: study of the survey type . The study population study of students studying science knowledge (N = 1000) is in Kermanshah Based on Morgan's table (N = 180), they were selected through simple random sampling as a research sample. research tool questionnaire which have been researcher 5 index is related to the motivations of the use of social networksValidity of the questionnaire survey of IT professionals, and a number of professors and Information Science of approval and reliability Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used.In order to analyze data statistically, in this research computing mean and methods such as, Friedman test, has been used.
Findings: The students' perspective Information and news with an average of 4.07 in the first ranging search for information, find new friends with an average of 4.43 in the first ranging maintain relationships, help in finding entertainment content including text and video images with an average of 4.54 in the first ranging entertainment truancy, seeking and communicating with an average of 4.63 in the first ranging scientific and research activities, fill the emotional void with an average of 4.47 in the first alone with variable individual situation.

Conclusion: Results indicated that students' motivation to use different social networks. The results can be Studying the needs and conditions of the students and paying attention to them in the best possible use of these networks.


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