Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Research Gate: An Ideal Epitome to Academic Social Networking SitesAuthor : A. Sayed Mohamed Jelani, K. Ashkar and R. Sarasu
Volume 9 No.1 Special Issue:February 2019 pp 11-15
Social networks sites performing wildly as a platform for various fields like academic, research, business and the trends show active users of social networking communities are growing rapidly and the exchange of information with stakeholders can be done quickly. SNS now has a good sound among scholars. Among the popular SNS there is Academia.edu, Research Gate, Good readers, Quora Digest, Face book, Youtube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Whatsapp, etc. have an attractive power to getting people’s attention. There are some disadvantages, but SNS has many advantages and use the latest technology. In this generation, the SNS expands learning curiosity of users. Most researchers and students take time to learn, discover, share, appreciate, criticize and discuss new ideas over time. This document explains the impact of social networks on academic exchanges and how Research Gate uses it to participate in technology-based academic communication. According to this study, the Q & A Research Gate platform attracts more users than other SNSs platform. Most of the communication is in the science discipline, especially in the field of medicine.
Research Gate, Epitome, Social Networking Sites
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