Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Professionalism in Using Online Social Networking Tool: An Assessment of LIS Students’ Facebook ProfilesAuthor : Shamima Yesmin and Md. Abdul Karim
Volume 10 No.2 July-December 2020 pp 10-13
With the advent of social media, students must not only be aware of professionalism in their face to face interactions, but also in the electronic environment. The aim of this study was to assess the level of online professionalism on Facebook profiles publicly accessible by students. A research was carried out through a new Facebook account of all students at the Institute of Information Sciences, Noakhali Science and Technology University. Demographic details and photographs / comments of unprofessional behavior were recorded for each individual Facebook profile. There was a little alarming level of unprofessional content visible on student Facebook profiles. Students should be fully aware of their professional responsibility in the context of using social media.
Facebook using, Social Networking Tools, LIS students, Bangladesh.
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