Facebook Posting and Youth Socialization: A Study of Imo State University Students

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Facebook has become a powerful means of communication both in Nigeria and Worldwide, for it has united both lost family members and friends. This research work is on "Facebook Postings and Youth Socialization: A study of Imo State University Students". Four Objectives were put forward for the study among which are: ascertain the respondents's frequency of exposure to postings on Facebook to find out respondent's attitude towards relationship among IMSU Students on Facebook. Four research questions were put forward for the study among which are: What is the frequency of exposure of posting to IMSU Students?  What is the attitude of IMSU Students towards relationship on Facebook?  The purposive sampling technique was used for the study. The findings revealed that the majority of the students in IMSU would not begin a physical relations based on exposure to Facebook Posting.  The Researcher recommended among others that Facebook controlling bodies such as Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and National Broadcasting Commission should introduce a rating system for Facebook medium as is done for movies.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY.............. 1

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM...............5               

1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY................... 7

1.4  RESEARCH QUESTIONS. ......................... 7

1.5  SCOPE Of THE STUDY.................................8

1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY. .................9

1.8 OPERATIONAL DEFINATION OF TERMS............... 10

CHAPTER TWO

2.1 SOURCES OF LITERATURE. ................................... 15

2.2 THE REVIEW OF CONCEPT. ......................................15

2.2.1 INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGIES....................15

2.2.2 AN OVERVIEW OF SOCIAL NETWORKS.................18

2.2.3 FACEBOOK

2.2.4 MODERN RESEARCH ON POSTING:

           COMMUNICATION EFFECTS ON YOUTHS................22

2.2.5 MASS MEDIA EFFECTS OF YOUTHS. ........................23

2.2.6 SOCIALIZATION AND SOCIAL NETWORK. ...................24

2.2.7 FACEBOOK CRIMES..........................................................27

2.3.1 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK. .......................................29

2.3.2 SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY. .............................................33

2.4 REVIEW OF EMPIRICAL STUDY...................................................35

CHAPTER THREE

3.1 METHOD OF STUDY. ........................................................................39

3.2 POPULATION OF STUDY. ...................................................................40

3.3 SAMPLE SIZE AND SAMPLING TECHNIQUES. .....................................40

3.4 INSTUMENT OF DATA COLLECTION. .....................................................42

3.5 RELIABILITY OF INSTUMENT. .................................................................43

3.6 VALIDITY OF THE INSTUMENT. ..............................................................44

3.7 DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS. .....................................................44

3.8 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS..................................................................45

CHAPTER FOUR

4.1 DEMOGRAPHIC DATA................................................................................46

4.2 RESEARCH QUESTION..........................................................................48

4.2.1 RESEARCH QUESTION ONE.........................................................48

4.2.2 RESEARCH QUESTION TWO. .......................,, 49

4.2.3 RESEARCH QUESTION THREE. ........................50

4.2. RESEARCH QUESTION FOUR.............................51

4.3 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS. ...........................52

CHAPTER FIVE

5.1 SUMMARY. ......................................57

5.2 CONCLUSION. ..........................59

5.3 RECOMMENDATION.....................61

5.4 SUGGESTION OF FURTHER STUDIES. .........................62

REFERENCES..................................62

QUESTIONNAIRE. ..........................68

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APA

Chidimma, A (2019). Facebook Posting and Youth Socialization: A Study of Imo State University Students. Afribary.com: Retrieved May 19, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/facebook-posting-and-youth-socialization-a-study-of-imo-state-university-students

MLA 8th

Akuwudike, Chidimma. "Facebook Posting and Youth Socialization: A Study of Imo State University Students" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 May. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/facebook-posting-and-youth-socialization-a-study-of-imo-state-university-students . Accessed 19 May. 2019.

MLA7

Akuwudike, Chidimma. "Facebook Posting and Youth Socialization: A Study of Imo State University Students". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 May. 2019. Web. 19 May. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/facebook-posting-and-youth-socialization-a-study-of-imo-state-university-students >.

Chicago

Akuwudike, Chidimma. "Facebook Posting and Youth Socialization: A Study of Imo State University Students" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed May 19, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/facebook-posting-and-youth-socialization-a-study-of-imo-state-university-students