A concept to measure social capital in social network sites

Sander, Tom and Teh, Phoey Lee * (2014) A concept to measure social capital in social network sites. International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, 3 (2). pp. 105-107.

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Abstract

This paper describes a concept to measure social capital. The concept needs dimensions and illustrative factors to explain the existence of social capital in social network sites. This paper describes the dimensions and factors to measure social capital. The objective of this paper is to demonstrate a way to describe social capital. The description of social capital supports the measurement and gives the scientific world the opportunity to identify and to attest social capital in social network sites. The value of the paper is the concept to measure social capital with a questionnaire and gives the opportunity to identify social capital in networks with many participants.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: First author is with the University of Latvia; second author is with the Dept. Information Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology; Sunway University
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social capital, measurement; social network sites
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Sunway University > School of Science and Technology > Dept. Information Systems
Depositing User: Ms. Molly Chuah
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2015 01:23
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2015 01:23
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/246

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