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2017 | 8 | 2 | 89-102
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Facebook as an Information Management Tool – In Light of the Research Conducted Among Polish Students

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The paper offers a look at Facebook social service from the point of view of information management in an information society. The article presents a description and comparison of two sets of focus group research. The study was carried out among students in an academic center in a small city (population of 120 thousand), and in an academic center in a big city (population exceeding 750 thousand). The research was aimed at exploring issues related to using Facebook, in particular including the issue of motives related to creating a profile on the service and using it in everyday life. The research has revealed three categories related to Facebook use: a need for security in the scope of access to information, a need to possess a tool facilitating management of information-communication processes, as well as respondent’s dislike for Facebook. In the final part, the paper presents conclusions, but also limitations of the described research.  
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Volume
8
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2
Pages
89-102
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2017-09-25
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  • Jagiellonian University
  • Jagiellonian University
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