Assessing Social Media Perception by Nigerian Graduates: A Study of Godfrey Okoye University

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Abstract

The study seeks to assess the social media perception and usage among students of Nigerian universities. Three research questions guided the study. A survey research design was adopted for the study. The population for the study is 1816. The sample size of the study was drawn using Wimmer and Dominic to get 451. 451 copies of the questionnaire were distributed and 317 copies of the questionnaire were returned. Data was gotten from both the primary source and secondary source. The primary source was gotten from a structured questionnaire while the secondary sources were gotten from textbooks, libraries, and journals. The method of data analysis was frequency distribution tables and analyzed using a simple percentage approach, from the analysis; it was discovered that students spend time longer than necessary on social media, students prefer chatting on social media than talking with their friends, students uses social media to source information happening around the world. Also from the study, it was gathered that social media enhances quality education, students can learn from social media because they have access to educational materials online. It was recommended that Students should spend more time on their academic studies than they spend time on social media. Government should take charge of monitoring what goes on in the internet and awareness should be created on the proper use of social media.

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APA

, I & NJIDEKA, P (2021). Assessing Social Media Perception by Nigerian Graduates: A Study of Godfrey Okoye University. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessing-social-media-perception-by-nigerian-graduates-a-study-of-godfrey-okoye-university

MLA 8th

, IGWEMMA and PAMELA NJIDEKA "Assessing Social Media Perception by Nigerian Graduates: A Study of Godfrey Okoye University" Afribary. Afribary, 07 Jul. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessing-social-media-perception-by-nigerian-graduates-a-study-of-godfrey-okoye-university. Accessed 04 Aug. 2021.

MLA7

, IGWEMMA, PAMELA NJIDEKA . "Assessing Social Media Perception by Nigerian Graduates: A Study of Godfrey Okoye University". Afribary, Afribary, 07 Jul. 2021. Web. 04 Aug. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/assessing-social-media-perception-by-nigerian-graduates-a-study-of-godfrey-okoye-university >.

Chicago

, IGWEMMA and NJIDEKA, PAMELA . "Assessing Social Media Perception by Nigerian Graduates: A Study of Godfrey Okoye University" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 04, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/assessing-social-media-perception-by-nigerian-graduates-a-study-of-godfrey-okoye-university