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Online survey design and social media Leveraging social media for knowledge management

Paul Dodemaide, Lynette Joubert, Nicole Hill, Mark Merolli

Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference | ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY | Published : 2020


Intro: This paper describes the design of an online survey targeting young adults, 18 to 34years, who use social media. Our intention in this survey was to seek the views of young adult social media users about the role that social media plays in their lives. To explore their motivations, and perspectives when engaging social media, and any interaction they perceive between social media use and social and emotional wellbeing. Methods: This was an exploratory and descriptive survey, examining the personal views and experiences of young adults who use social media. We discuss the social media recruitment strategy to support the promotion of the survey via social media platforms Facebook and Tw..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This study is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. Study data were collected and managed using REDCap electronic data capture tools hosted at The University of Melbourne.