Users' Motivation in Sharing Information on Social Media

Afira Putri Ghaisani, Putu Wuri Handayani, Qorib Munajat

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This study discusses the motivation of information sharing activities in social media. Types of information reviewed are personal, sensational, political, casual, and experience. Social media categories reviewed are social networking sites, microblogging sites, wikis, online blogs, and online forums. Responses from 255 respondents were processed using descriptive statistical methods. The results show that one's motivation in sharing information tends to be consistent for each type of information, that is to share the impression of social media users on a matter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)530-535
Number of pages6
JournalProcedia Computer Science
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event4th Information Systems International Conference 2017, ISICO 2017 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 6 Nov 20178 Nov 2017


  • information sharing
  • social media
  • type of information
  • user motivation


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