A Research of The Relationship Between High School Students' Social Media Usage and Their Well-Being

Volume 3-Issue 4
Hilal Alkan Büşra Doğan
Pages: 97-102 Download Count : 54 View Count: 190 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


This study aimed to assess whether or not the social media usage of high school students predicts levels of their well-being. Social Media Use Integration Scale is applied to students in order to measure the social media usage of students while Well-Being Scale is applied in order to measure their well-being. The study is conducted with 262 (142 female, 120 male) high school students studying in an educational institution in Uskudar district of Istanbul. As a result of the scale evaluations made, it was seen that Facebook usage did not predict Well-Being significantly. According to the results, the Facebook usage of high school students is low and it is not predictive of Well-Being.

Keywords

  • Social Media
  • Well-Being
  • High School Students
Download PDF