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Online Social Networking Behavior and Its Influence Towards Students' Academic Performance

Online Social Networking Behavior and Its Influence Towards Students' Academic Performance
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Author(s): Maslin Masrom (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia) and Selisa Usat (Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 9
Source title: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch615

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Abstract

Online social networking (OSN) is an online application that has grown rapidly in prevalence and popularity in recent years. This article synthesizes the literature review concerning use of OSN in school, college and university, and academic performance of students. It offers definitions of OSN, followed by the status of current knowledge about the use of OSN and academic performance of students. Based on the secondary sources, it concludes the entry with recommendations for future research direction on the relationship between use of OSN and academic performance.

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