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The Social Media Effect on the Families of the Saudi Society from the Perspective of the Youth

Abstract This social media network (SMN) study regarding youth of Saudi Arabia, focused on the effect of the SMN on youth with their families and their traditions. The significance of this study is to have an understanding of the effect of the SMN on the youths' families. Furthermore, recommendations were given from the perspective of the youth to help improve Saudi Arabian society using SMN. A total of 617 students from University of Dammam, ages from 18-24, have participated in the survey. The results of the survey showed that the effect of the SMN on the youth and their relations with their families are resilient in some aspects. However, the outcome of involvement with the SMN is obvious on other aspects as well, such as the gained ability o... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Alsharkh, Yousef Naser (Author) / Parmentier, Mary Jane (Advisor) / Grossman, Gary (Committee member) / Lim, Merlyna (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social research / saudi society / saudi youth / social media
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 85 pages
Language English
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Note M.S.Tech Technology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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