Gender disparity on blogging awareness among Malaysian tertiary students

Dinna @ Nina Mohd Nizam , (2011) Gender disparity on blogging awareness among Malaysian tertiary students. In: 2011 International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems, ICRIIS'11, 23-24 November 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRIIS.2011.6125703

Abstract

In this 2nd generation of Internet-based service or more known as Web 2.0 has brought greater collaboration among the society. Among Web 2.0 instruments that have contributed to its success is blogging. Gender has constantly been used as a determinant factor on how a person use, review or publish blogs. In this paper, gender disparity towards blogging awareness among Malaysian higher education institution students is discussed. It indicates that female are regular blog users and they prefer to read blogs that are feeling expression-oriented while male are vice versa and more likely to read blogs that are entertainment-oriented. Discovering which gender dominates blogging may consider further significant studies in the future for blogging applications and potential instruments for 3rd generation Internet-based services known as web 3.0 or semantic web.

Item Type:Conference Paper (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Awareness, Blogging, Blogosphere, Gender, 3rd generation, Determinant factors, gender, Gender disparity, Higher education institutions, Internet-based services, Malaysians, Tertiary students, Web 2.0
Subjects:?? Z665-718.8 ??
Divisions:SCHOOL > Labuan School of Informatics Science
ID Code:4136
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:14 May 2012 16:11
Last Modified:08 Sep 2014 15:04

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