Twitter and Democratic Political Attitude of Thai Youth at Siam Square

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Veerapon Vongprasert
Thunvarat Jeinpradit
Supattra Kobut

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The research aimed to study the differences of factors: gender, age, educational level, and birthplace, influencing the democratic political attitude of Thai youth from political exposure through twitter. The research is quantitative research under the sampling group are Thai youth whose ages are 18-25 years old by using the days on Saturday and Sunday at Siam Square during 13.00-17.00 pm. The total population size is 400 and the sampling size is 100 as the proportional ratio as 4:1 from 2 groups: by questionnaire of 41 and by online questionnaire of 59 on the sampling size. The research is to study the influence factors on democratic political attitude of Thai youth at Siam Square. The research results were as follows: (1) The relationship between personal factor and democratic political attitude of Thai youth using twitter was on the educational factor and were not on gender, age and birthday. (2) The level of power resulting to democratic political attitude concerning to 4 factors were the pattern of political communication as medium level of power influencing democratic attitude, political exposure perception as medium level of power influencing democratic attitude, political agreement brainstorming as medium level of power influencing democratic attitude, and political participation as high level of power influencing democratic attitude.

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Vongprasert, V., Jeinpradit, T., & Kobut, S. (2020). Twitter and Democratic Political Attitude of Thai Youth at Siam Square. Rajapark Journal, 14(32), 141–154. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/206823
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