Volume 14, Issue 2 (Autumn & Winter 2017)                   CPAP 2017, 14(2): 31-38 | Back to browse issues page

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yaghobi A, abdolahi moghadam M, Hasanvand F. The possibility of adolescents' membership or non-membership on Facebook based on big five personality factors. CPAP. 2017; 14 (2) :31-38
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-908-en.html

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Nowadays, Facebook as a social network site is one of the most popular hobbies in cyberspace among adolescents and young people that tendency or not tendency to it is predictable according to user characteristics. So in order to predict membership or non membership adolescents in Facebook based on five factors of personality, 350 people (175 male students and 175 students girls) were selected by cluster sampling among high school students in the city of Khorramabad. and completed Personal Information Form and the NEO Personality questionnaire. The data were analyzed using statistical software LISREL and structural equation models. Results showed that the personality traits neuroticism. Openness to experience and agreeableness had a significant relationship with membership of adolescents' membership or non-membership on Face book, but there was not observed significant relationship among extroversion and conscientiousness with Join to face book. Accordingly, we can say that personality traits neuroticism, agreeableness and openness to experience have high power in predicting adolescents' membership or non-membership on Face book. Thus, people with these traits are more likely to be more dependent on the Internet (especially Face book) and will face with the negative and adverse consequences.

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