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A short communication on mapping the pattern and problems associated with internet usage among youths in Malaysia: some preliminary results


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Hassan, Md. Salleh and Osman, Mohd Nizam and Ramli, Norsabila and Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril (2016) A short communication on mapping the pattern and problems associated with internet usage among youths in Malaysia: some preliminary results. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 10 (6). art. no. JSRR.23955. pp. 1-7. ISSN 2320-0227

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This study aims to determine the pattern and problems of internet usage among youths in Malaysia educational institution. Albeit the presentation of preliminary data from actual study, it provides a ‘draft map’ to the pattern and problems of internet usage among youths in Malaysia. To elicit the data, questionnaires were distributed to 47 undergraduate students of Universiti Putra Malaysia. Analysis performed has confirmed that respondents used internet mainly for seeking information with regard to their studies and to communicate with friends. Financial constraint and information overloaded are among problems faced by them in using the internet.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.9734/JSRR/2016/23955
Publisher: Sciencedomain International
Keywords: Youths development; Internet usage; Patterns of internet usage; Problems of internet usage
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2018 09:21
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2018 11:11
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/53561
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