The UseMotif, Social Media Classification and Subjective Wellbeing on College Students of Social Media Users

1DwiNastiti, Effy Wardati Maryam, VichaAisyah


The problem in this research is motive for using social media, social media classification used, and subjective wellbeing (SWB)college students of social media users. This research is quantitative descriptive. The study population was students of the psychology faculty of Muhammadiyah University of Sidoarjo with a sample of 205 students. Retrieval of the data by using a psychological scale for SWB, and closed questionnaire for motives for using social media and social media classification used. Data analysis using descriptive statistical analysis. The results showed most social media students (65.4%) have moderate SWB, small proportion (20%) have low SWB, and have high SWB (14.6%). The motive for using social media is mostly to find news about an event (55%), motif of high SWB student is for learning purposes, on moderate SWB is to satisfy curiosity, on low SWB get a sense of peace to get knowledge. The types of social media that are used mostly (72%) to content community classifications(Youtube), and social networking site (Line) on high and low SWB, blogs (Yahoo) on moderate SWB.


Use Motif, Social Media Classification, Subjective Wellbeing, CollegeStudents of Social Media Users

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