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Psychosocial Consequences Of Intensive Internet Use Among Undergraduates Of Universities In Ilorin Metropolis, M. L. Akanbi, Kabir Alabi Sulaiman, Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi Apr 2018

Psychosocial Consequences Of Intensive Internet Use Among Undergraduates Of Universities In Ilorin Metropolis, M. L. Akanbi, Kabir Alabi Sulaiman, Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was carried out to investigate the psychosocial consequences of intensive internet use among undergraduate of universities in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State. This study sought to determine the psychosocial consequences of intensive internet use on the basis on gender, age, level of study and marital status (University of Ilorin and AL-HIKMAH University) universities within Ilorin metropolis. A self-developed questionnaire tagged questionnaire on psychosocial consequences of intensive internet use (PCIIU) was used to collect data from the respondents for the study. Five research hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 alpha level of significance, data collected were analyzed through ...


Personal Information Sharing Behavior Of University Students Via Online Social Networks, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique Feb 2017

Personal Information Sharing Behavior Of University Students Via Online Social Networks, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique

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Background With privacy concerns growing on a daily basis, it is important to understand how university students guard their personally identifiable information. Despite the students' perceived readiness and several studies on the topic, it is not fully understood what personally identifiable information university students are sharing via Online Social Networks (OSNs).

Purpose – Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the personal information sharing behavior of university students through online social networks.

Design/methodology/approach – Quantitative approach was used and a survey questionnaire was solicited to collect the data from 250 out of 712 master’s students of faculty ...