Determining the indicators of social capital theory to social network sites

Sander, Tom and Teh, Phoey Lee * (2014) Determining the indicators of social capital theory to social network sites. In: 3rd International Conference on User Science and Engineering (i-USEr), 2-5 Sept 2014, Shah Alam.

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The authors theoretical research provided a framework to define and measure social capital in social network sites. This paper determining with a qualitative method the theoretical dimensions of this framework. The result of this paper is the explanation of social capital theory in social network sites under the consideration of the identified indicators. The sample for this case is students, and the research needs further confirmation by other samples and methods. But this paper gives a first interesting insight in social network sites explained with the social capital theory and provides a first guidance for further research projects.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: The first author is with the University of Latvia; the second author is with the Dept. of Information Systems, Faculty of Science & Technology, Sunway University.
Uncontrolled Keywords: social capital; social networks sites; qualitative research; expert interviews;
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Sunway University > School of Engineering and Technology [formerly School of Science and Technology until 2020] > Dept. Computing and Information Systems
Depositing User: Ms. Molly Chuah
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Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 08:47
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2019 03:05

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