:: Volume 33, Issue 3 (Spring 2018) ::
2018, 33(3): 1315-1332 Back to browse issues page
The effect of information limitations on information usage of Tehrani youth users
Ahmad Ganji , Mohammad Rabiei , Azin Rahmati
Evaluation manager, Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology (IranDoc)
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This research tries to study the effect of information limitation on the users’ tendency toward using Internet information amongst adolescents and youth in the Tehran. After reviewing research theoretical and practical literature, using internet has been defined as using Internet for gathering information and for task and professional purposes like as scientific use and news reading. Theoretical explanation of the information limitation effect on the users' tendency has been possible based on sociological and Communication theories. In relationship between two mentioned variables, Two moderator variables – social and economical status and use experience- has been studied .This study research method is survey and research data has been gathered using questionnaire.  Our population is 15 to 29 years old adolescents and youth in the Tehran. Assessing data gathered from 384 respondents show that adolescents and youth have average tendency toward information using. Hypothesis testing shows that information limitation has a negatively significant correlation with users’ attitude.  Based on the research, users’ experience and social and economical status don’t have a significant correlation with the information limitation effect on the users’ tendency.

Keywords: Internet Users, Using Internet Information, Information Limitation, Users’ Experience, Adolescents and Youth in the Tehran
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Information Technology
Received: 2016/12/14 | Accepted: 2017/01/14 | Published: 2017/01/31

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