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Different Language Usage on Social Media

Journal: International Journal of Advanced engineering, Management and Science (Vol.7, No. 3)

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Page : 93-104

Keywords : academe; language; new words; social media; usage.;

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The research presented the effects of Social Media on the formation of new words that are being used by the Social Media users that often includes in the formal use of language in the academe. The emergence of different Social Networking Sites (SNSs) such as Facebook, Twitter, and E-mail have driven a more advanced change in the way people communicate. The study aimed to assess how Social Media affects the formal English Language used in the academe. The result of the study also highlighted how often do Social Media users of the Central Luzon State University, College of Education use the proper abbreviations, exclamatory spelling of emoticons, use letter homophones, acronyms, commit misspelled words, use shortening of words, use numbers to represents words, and use combination of two different language in their papers. The qualitative method of research used the survey technique and was utilized for gathering data. The questionnaires serve as the instrument for collecting data. 50 students of the College of Education, English Majors of the said university are the respondents.

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