Research Papers Library

Social Media as Information Source: Undergraduates’ Use and Evaluation Behavior


A survey study was conducted to investigate what kinds of social media are used as information sources and why. It also examined what kinds of actions users take in order to evaluate the trustworthiness of information provided by social media sources. A total of 446 undergraduate students from a public university participated in the study...

Download PDF



World's leading professional association of Internet Research Specialists - We deliver Knowledge, Education, Training, and Certification in the field of Professional Online Research. The AOFIRS is considered a major contributor in improving Web Search Skills and recognizes Online Research work as a full-time occupation for those that use the Internet as their primary source of information.

Get Exclusive Research Tips in Your Inbox

Receive Great tips via email, enter your email to Subscribe.