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IMPACT OF FACEBOOK AND WHATSAPP AS AN EFFECTIVE INTERPERSONAL MEDIA OF COMMUNICATION

CHAPTER ONE

1.0    Introduction

1.1    Background to Study

Communication is a basic human need and for that reason, man has always found a means of meeting this need either through interpersonal or mass communication. Unlike in the past, the people of the world are today living in a global village because of various breakthroughs in information technology. According to a Canadian Professor of English Marshall McLuhan, “The world is now in a global village where the whole world is now compressed into a single electronic chat room”.

Information that usually takes many days or weeks to disseminate now takes seconds or minutes. It is now possible for people to make interpersonal communication with others to get desired information as quickly as possible from other areas of the country or from other countries with the use of social media without leaving their immediate environment. Continue reading →

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