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| Published: June 25, 2018

Facebook Intensity among College Students

Smt. C.V. Rajadny

Head, Department Of Psychology, The New College, Kolhapur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.240/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.240

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Social media sites such as Facebook and WhatsApp have gained popularity among college students for communicating with their friends and for exchanging their views on various personal and social isssues. The present study was carried out to examine gender differences in Facebook intensity, i.e. level of emotional connectedness to Facebook, of college students. Total 100 students (50 male and 50 female students) participated in the study. Their facebook intensity was measuredd by using Facebook Intensity Scale developed by Ellison, Steinfield, and Lampe (2007). Data was analysed by using t-test and significant difference was found between male and female students in their level of facebook intensity at 0.05 level with male students showing higher facebook intensity level as compared to female students.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.240/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.240

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 5, April-June, 2018

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