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Journal of Media and Social Studies for Specialized Researches (JMSSSR)

About the Journal :

The Journal of Media and Social Studies for Specialized Researches is issued quarterly by the Scientific Institute for Advanced Training and Studies (SIATS), it is considered valuable achievement for SIATS institute to establish this journal in order to serve the issues of nations and human society’s. The journal contributes significantly in research and development through publishing distinguished researchers according to the scientific publishing standards. The journal is an outcome of collaborations between a distinguished community of leading academics and researchers from Arabic, Islamic and Western world.

Journal Goals
  • To encourage the scientific research in the Arabic and Islamic universities, as well to provide the opportunity for researchers to publish their scientific researchers.
  • To contribute in producing continuous and specialized researchers in the areas of media, communication, and social sciences.
  • Encouraging the creative researches and competition between researchers which will contribute to improve the researcher’s skills and researcher’s


THE PUBLIC'S USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES, AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THE IRAQI FAMILY - A SURVEY OF A SAMPLE OF THE AUDIENCE OF THE CITY OF BAGHDAD

The study focused on the extent to which the Iraqi family used the social networking sites and the knowledge of the behavior of the individual towards his family and the implications of the use of sites on the life of the Iraqi family. To achieve this, the descriptive approach was adopted by surveying the Baghdad public through the questionnaire. Studies that focus on social media sites and new media are still growing as a result of the acceleration of technologies. Each time a new invention is introduced that makes families defensive and fearful of children.

The study found important results, including: that cognitive needs are the main motivation for the use of social networking sites, and the reason for use is isolation, and that personal conversation through Messenger is one of the most important things that the study sample and the excessive use of these sites caused many family problems Users.

Keywords: uses, audience, websites, reflections, family.