Motivations for Using Social Media Among University Students


  • Thabet Bin Saeed Al-Kahlan King Khalid University, Faculty of Education, Department of Curricula and Teaching Methods
  • Mohamad Ahmad Saleem Khasawneh Assistant Professor, Special Education Department, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia.


Motivations For Using Social Media, Keeping Up With Scientific Breakthroughs, Social Connection, Entertainment, Relaxation, And Recreation, University Students


The objective of this study is to ascertain the underlying reasons behind the utilization of social media among university students. In order to accomplish the study objectives, the researcher employed a descriptive design and a quantitative methodology, relying on the questionnaire as the main instrument for data collection. The study was conducted on a randomly selected sample of 354 pupils. The findings of this study indicate that the motives for utilizing social media among university students are influenced by factors such as keeping up with scientific breakthroughs, social connection, entertainment, relaxation, and recreation. The results indicate that there are no statistically significant variations in the motivations for utilizing social media based on gender and type of college




How to Cite

Thabet Bin Saeed Al-Kahlan, & Mohamad Ahmad Saleem Khasawneh. (2024). Motivations for Using Social Media Among University Students. Kurdish Studies, 12(1). Retrieved from