Effects of the Social Media on Relationship Trends of University Students

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NAME OF PROJECT: THE EFFECTS OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA ON RELATIONSHIP TRENDS BY: SARAI WANJIKU NJENGA I.D # : 621920 A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE JOURNALISM PROGRAM IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE COURSE JRN 3024 COMMUNICATION RESEARCH USIU JOURNALISM PROGRAM 2011 DECLARATION I hereby declare that this is my original work. It has not been presented to any other institution for any other purpose. Name : Sarai Wanjiku Njenga Signature : ____________________ Date : ____________________ Submitted to : James C.O. Oranga Signature : ____________________ Date : ____________________ Dedication I dedicate this research project to my mother, Mary Njenga who has been an inspiration and…show more content…
Social media are media for social interaction, as a superset beyond social communication, but mainly still communicating just interactively using ubiquitously accessible and scalable communication techniques. Social media can take on many different forms, including Internet forums, weblogs, social blogs, microblogging, wikis, podcasts, photographs or pictures, video, rating and social bookmarking.The focus of this research is the use of the social networking sites. In this modern age, there is a lot of new media that has come up. The use of computer technology is a major development that has spread the world over. With this, there has been a lot of innovations. The major one being the creation of social networks. These include websites like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace, just to mention a few. These are sites that allow their users to create profiles that they use to communicate to people they know and also to
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