An Examination of the Purposes of Facebook Usage of Undergraduate and Graduate Students with regard to Several Variables

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Burak Yilmazsoy Mehmet Kahraman

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In this study, the purposes of Facebook usage of undergraduate and graduate students were examined with regard to several variables. The study is a descriptive survey model. The participants in the survey consist of 349 undergraduate and graduate students who have memberships in the Facebook social network. As the tool for data collection, “Purpose of Facebook usage scale” (Mazman, 2009), and to determine the personal characteristics of the participants, “Personal Information Form” were used. The results reached were such that, there were no significant differences among purpose of Facebook usage score averages in the sub-factors of social relationships, work-related usage and daily activities with regard to sex, level of education, and possession of continuous internet access; whereas there was a significant difference among purpose of Facebook usage score averages in the sub-factor of daily activities with regard to the device used to connect to Facebook while there was no difference in the rest of the sub-factors.

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YILMAZSOY, Burak; KAHRAMAN, Mehmet. An Examination of the Purposes of Facebook Usage of Undergraduate and Graduate Students with regard to Several Variables. Journal of Multidisciplinary Developments, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 19-..., july 2019. ISSN 2564-6095. Available at: <http://jomude.com/index.php/jomude/article/view/48>. Date accessed: 18 july 2019.
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Natural Sciences - Regular Research Paper

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