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Title:
MOTIVATIONS OF USING FACEBOOK AS SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AMONG STUDENTS AT SORAN UNIVERSITY

Authors:
Rebaz Jalal Mahmood, Hewir Abdulqadir Khidir

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1Rebaz Jalal Mahmood, 2Hewir Abdulqadir Khidir
1Sociology Department, Soran University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
2Statistical Department, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

MLA 8
Mahmood, Rebaz Jalal, and Hewir Abdulqadir Khidir. "MOTIVATIONS OF USING FACEBOOK AS SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AMONG STUDENTS AT SORAN UNIVERSITY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 1725-1733, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=117. Accessed 2018.
APA
Mahmood, R., & Khidir, H. (2018, May). MOTIVATIONS OF USING FACEBOOK AS SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AMONG STUDENTS AT SORAN UNIVERSITY. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(5), 1725-1733. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=117
Chicago
Mahmood, Rebaz Jalal, and Hewir Abdulqadir Khidir. "MOTIVATIONS OF USING FACEBOOK AS SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AMONG STUDENTS AT SORAN UNIVERSITY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 5 (May 2018), 1725-1733. Accessed , 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=117.

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Abstract:
This Study is designed to examine main motivation of using Facebook as social networking sites among students at Soran University, Also it goals to analyse data collected in order to determine the association between gender and spending time in terms of those students using Facebook as a social networking site. Qualitative methodology was used to discover the above purposes. Moreover, 205 students at Soran University as a sample were questioned online. It is vital in this research to emphasize that gender does not have any relationship with using Facebook from the time when the p-value of chi-square test (0.2) is not less than 0.05, hence, the null hypothesis was not rejected, "There is no association between Gender and spending time on using Facebook. Furthermore, The result shows that the majority of students agreed that using Facebook is easy and convenient to communicate with others this factor plays significant role to encourage them to use Facebook. Finally the result shows that 82.0% of students spend 9 to 12 hours on Facebook per day.