—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.
—Social capital, measurement, social network
Tom Sander is with the University of Latvia, Latvia and FH Kufstein,
Austria (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Teh Phoey Lee is with the Sunway University, Malaysia (e-mail:
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.