Facebook: The Risks of Social Networks in the Digital Age

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Chanyanan Somthawinpongsai
Chaianan Tripaiboon
Thaveesake Sangern
Pinpinut Narunakboonsup
Kasemsri Warawatsiri


            The objectives of this paper were to study 1) theories used to explain the risks associated with using social networks. 2) The studying on perceived risks from building relationships in online social networks, 3) online social networks and the risks of Thai adolescents in the digital age, and 4) online social networks and research ideas. The results of the study showed that 1) theories used to explain the risks of using social networks from the past studies, including concepts, exchange theory, Managing personal matters in communication 2) Social networks and their risks. It is the user's perception of the risk being compromised by their trust in the network operator. 3) Privacy awareness. arising from the recognition of the right to protect personal information and illegally using personal data, consisting of 3 parts: data storage, inappropriate data access characteristics, and the use of the information without permission 4) should develop a government management system by amending the outdated law Increase the efficiency of personnel and management of laws related to intellectual property protection. as well as formulate strategies for creating opportunities, equality, and social equality through technology. Promote and develop mass communication as a mechanism to support the development of the people's sector to be knowledgeable about online media.


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Somthawinpongsai ช., Tripaiboon ไ., Sangern ท., Narunakboonsup ป., & Warawatsiri เ. (2022). Facebook: The Risks of Social Networks in the Digital Age. Rajapark Journal, 16(44), 461–470. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/256961
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