Social Media Contribution to the Promotion of Digital Citizenship among Female Students at Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh

Khaled Ibrahim Alturki, Wafa Owaydhah Alharbi
2017 English Language Teaching  
The study aimed to identify the degree of social media contribution to reinforcing digital citizenship meaning from the viewpoint of female students at Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh. The study was an attempt to answer the following two questions in order to achieve the objectives of the study: To which extent does SnapChat site reinforce digital citizenship meaning as the female students of Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh understand? What degree of
more » ... ibution does Twitter site strengthen digital citizenship meaning as the female students of the same University understand? The researcher used the survey descriptive method to answer these questions. The tool of this study was a questionnaire, and the society of the study was the female students of Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh understand and the study was applied on 100 female students. Using the proper statistical tools to analyze the collected data, the study revealed that the SnapChat site as well as the Twitter site contribute to reinforce digital citizenship meaning as the female students of Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh understand. Both sites have added technology skills to the students such as publishing quickly, expression, freedom to express an opinion, and communicate quickly with all over the world. The SnapChat and Twitter have no digital security feature in terms of positioning, ease of penetration and save the private clips. The study concluded with a set of recommendations and suggestions.
doi:10.5539/elt.v11n1p80 fatcat:ptovv72fq5borbniwhbjv3io2m