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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3751
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2012-2016); Quarterly (Since 2017)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJFCC
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Mohamed Othman
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Mohamed Othman
Department of Communication Technology and Network Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJFCC. The journal publishes good papers in the field of future computer and communication. Hopefully, IJFCC will become a recognized journal among the readers in the filed of future computer and communication.
IJFCC 2014 Vol.3(2): 105-107 ISSN: 2010-3751
DOI: 10.7763/IJFCC.2014.V3.278

A Concept to Measure Social Capital in Social Network Sites

Tom Sander and Teh Phoey Lee
Abstract—This paper describes a concept to measure social capital. The concept needs dimensions and illustrative factors to explain the existence of social capital in social network sites. This paper describes the dimensions and factors to measure social capital. The objective of this paper is to demonstrate a way to describe social capital. The description of social capital supports the measurement and gives the scientific world the opportunity to identify and to attest social capital in social network sites. The value of the paper is the concept to measure social capital with a questionnaire and gives the opportunity to identify social capital in networks with many participants.

Index Terms—Social capital, measurement, social network sites.

Tom Sander is with the University of Latvia, Latvia and FH Kufstein, Austria (e-mail: tom.sander@fh-kufstein.ac.at).
Teh Phoey Lee is with the Sunway University, Malaysia (e-mail: phoeyleet@sunway.edu.my).

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Cite:Tom Sander and Teh Phoey Lee, "A Concept to Measure Social Capital in Social Network Sites," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 105-107, 2014.

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