Principal Investigator (PI): Assoc Prof Shirley Ho
Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI): Assoc Prof May O. Lwin
Funding Agency: Media Development Authority
Start Date: Feb 2014
End Date: On-going
Abstract: The objective of the study is to fill in the research gap by conducting two studies to examine the cyber wellness of Singaporeans. The main study will examine social media addiction among youths (aged 13-18 years) and adult Singaporeans (aged between 19 and 50 years). The youths will consist of students from secondary schools and junior colleges. The supplementary study will assess control of indiscriminate information disclosure and privacy protection behavior on online social media among youths. The theory of planned behavior will be applied to these studies and survey method will be used to collect data for the project.