Appropriation and Influence of Facebook in Young Adults in Bangladesh

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Expo Hall/Career Fair

Objective: Inspiration
Audience Level: All
Session Type: Poster

This paper reports results on the appropriation of Facebook and its resulting influence on the lives of young adults in Bangladesh. By studying the young, literate, urban students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, who pose sufficient economic and literary ability to access emerging technologies, we uncover interesting aspects of socially-motivated appropriation of technology.


, Assistant Professor, Western Washington University