English, Article edition: EMPIRICAL STUDY ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND YOUTH IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY: NIGERIA AS A CASE A. O. IDOWU; PETER ADEBAYO IDOWU; E. R. ADAGUNODO

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  • EMPIRICAL STUDY ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND YOUTH IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY: NIGERIA AS A CASE
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  • A. O. IDOWU
  • PETER ADEBAYO IDOWU
  • E. R. ADAGUNODO
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  • The phenomenal growth of information and communication technology (ICT) especially the Internet has affected youths in developed and developing countries alike. Although progressing at a slower rate in developing countries than in any other parts of the world, Internet connectivity is also transforming the face of Africa.This paper presents a study that examines what Nigerian youths use Internet for and which of the Internet use has adverse effect on the youth's social life. It reveals that majority of youths use Internet for e-mail, making use of Yahoo followed by Hotmail, and the study also reveals that over 50% of youths interviewed visit pornographic sites.
  • Information communication technology, Internet, e-mail, Yahoo, Hotmail
  • RePEc:wsi:ijitdm:v:04:y:2005:i:02:p:297-309
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  • English
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