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Ungdomar och Facebook: En studie om en grupp gymnasieelevers användning av Facebook
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media and Design.
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media and Design.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The youths and Facebook : a study of a group high school students use and purpose of Facebook (English)
Abstract [en]

Aim:To study the everyday use of Facebook among high school students in order to gain a deeper understanding of Facebooks possibility to motivate and activate interaction and how this tool is given different purposes and alternative meaning in users self-presentation. With this information we aim to explain how the phenomena Facebook impacts the interaction between people and examples can be defined by how the users communicate and interact witheach other online and how they choose to present themselves in a desirable way on their profiles. Material and method:By netnografi. The material in this study consist of non-participating hidden observations on seven high school students and their use of the social media tool Facebook. We used the approach qualitative observation with the justification that this grant us the opportunity to approach the real behaviour of the users without disturbing the sequence of event. Main results: The conclusion of this study is that youths everyday use of Facebook consists of sharing videos and links more than updated information about what they are doing. Friends are more responsible for the activity on the users Facebook profile. Social spheres are the answer to the users neutral posts. The students were members in several groups were the majority of the activity took place. The interaction between the users took place in the group-tool were the students interacted with like minded people who shared the same interest and communicated with the similar language patterns.

Abstract [sv]

Syfte: Att undersöka hur ungdomar använder sig av Facebook i vardagen. Genom denna studie vill vi undersöka hur Facebook kan motivera och aktivera interaktionsmönster hos ungdomar samt hur verktyget kan användas i självpresentationen och identitetsskapandet. Material & metod: Genom netnografi. Material i denna studie består av en icke deltagande dolda observationer på 7 stycken gymnasielever och deras användning av sociala mediet Facebook. Vi har använt oss av ansatsen kvalitativ observation med motiveringen att det ger oss som forskare en trovärdigare bild av verkligheten då vi kan studera ungdomars beteende utan att störa själva händelseförloppet. Huvudsakliga resultat: Huvudsakliga resultat från vår studie är att ungdomar använderFacebook till att dela länkar och videos mer än att uppdatera skrivna inlägg. Det är också vänner som står för aktiviteten på ungdomars Facebook-sida. Sociala sfärer bidrar till neutrala inlägg. Deltagarna var medlemmar i flera grupper där större delen av aktiviteten ägde rum.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
Social interaction, communication, mediated communication, interactivity, digital
Keyword [sv]
Social interaktion, Kommunikation, Medierad kommunikation, Interaktivitet, Digital mobilitet
National Category
Media Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-6357Local ID: EXC509OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-6357DiVA: diva2:729663
Subject / course
Media informatics
Educational program
Medieinformatik
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Available from: 2014-06-29 Created: 2014-06-26 Last updated: 2014-06-29Bibliographically approved

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