Facebook Use through Mobile Devices by Teenagers in Albania

Elda Tartari

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to assess the perception and use of social network ( Facebook ) by teenagers in Albania through mobile devices and to highlight its positive and negative impacts. Research method is descriptive. A questionnaire was designed and the sample taken was of age between 13-18 years old. The results showed an intense use of the social network, Facebook. The respondents access more often in their profiles but do not make posts. Positive impacts that have been are: strong relationship with family, relatives, friends and much more involvement in social, political and cultural activities whereas the negative impact were result of lack of studying and the long time they spent in this network. The respondents are mainly taken from several major cities in Albania, so we cannot make a generalization for the whole country. This research aims to show the importance that the social network, Facebook has on teenagers.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n4p88


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Journal of Educational and Social Research ISSN 2239-978X(Print) ISSN 2240-0524(Online)

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