Gençler Arasında Sosyal Medya Kullanım Karakteristikleri
Social Media Usage Characteristics Among Youth
Nowadays, social media can be used in many areas of our Daily lives, and the emergence of social media has been realized by switching from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0. Web 1.0 was the period when communication was unilaterally. When the use of the Internet increased in the Web 2.0 era, communication was mutual and consumers were able to comment and criticize. Many social media applications have emerged in which personal information, thoughts, pictures and videos can be shared. Social media applications are used more actively by youngsters, tough addressing to all age groups. It is also thought the use of these applications differed by education. A survey was conducted with 225 students to examine how social media usage in this framework changed according to the level of education. In the questionnaire applied to the high school, undergraduate and undergraduate students, the frequency of use of the social media platforms and the purposes of which these platforms were used examined. This study attempted to determine social media usage characteristics among young people.
Editor: H. Kemal İlter, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
Received: August 19, 2018, Accepted: October 18, 2018, Published: November 10, 2018
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