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Table 1 Demographic Profile n = 360

From: Exploring the role of social media in collaborative learning the new domain of learning

VariablesSubgroupsPercent
GenderMale49.2
Female50.8
Age15–2071.7
20–2518.3
25–305.8
30–354.2
QualificationIntermediate60.0
Graduate22.8
Post Graduate13.3
Other3.9
No. of facebook friendsNone36.1
1–20030.0
200–40013.1
400–60020.8
Number of academic groups joinedNone25.6
1–553.9
6–1014.2
11–151.9
Above 154.4
Number of educational paged followedNone13.9
1–544.4
6–1020.8
11–1511.4
Above 159.4
A frequency of social media1–5 h/week46.1
5-10 h/week24.2
10–15 h/week17.2
More than 15 h/week12.5
  1. Source: Computed and compiled by researchers on the basis of a questionnaire