Tag Archives: social networking sites

On SAGE Insight: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction

Article: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction among ordinary users in Jordan From International Journal of Social Psychiatry Facebook has become the most popular social networking site with more than 2.07 billion monthly active users. However, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness

Article title: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness: A study in a sample of tertiary students in Singapore From DIGITAL HEALTH Many tertiary students access social networking sites on a daily basis. With the increased usage of smartphones, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The virtual world of social networking sites: Adolescent’s use and experiences

From Psychology & Developing Societies Social networking has evolved as a preferred medium of communication for individuals today. Given the pervasive nature of social media in the context of the present day, where every adolescent has at least one account on … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: An investigation of strategies used in alcohol brand marketing and alcohol-related health promotion on Facebook

From DIGITAL HEALTH Alcohol, one of the most heavily advertised products in the world, is commonly promoted on social media. Alcohol brands are incorporating social networking sites (SNS) into their marketing programmes. SNS are also being used to reduce alcohol … Continue reading

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Making friends with Jarvis Cocker: Music culture in the context of web 2.0

From Cultural Sociology Recent years have seen some significant changes in music culture, the Web 2.0 movement has been a catalyst. The general shift has been toward virtual cultural artefacts, where individuals download digitally compressed music files from internet sources … Continue reading

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