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A Study on the Internet Browsing Behavior of Senior Filipino High School Students

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I.Profile of RespondentsOur topic is inclined with the browsing behavior of 4th year high school students. With that, we requested seniors from random different schools such as Saint Jude Catholic School, Philippine Cultural High School, Grace Christian High School and the like to answer an online survey regarding their purpose of using the web and their corresponding browsing behaviors.

We took 30 samples from the whole population and equalized the number of males who took the survey with the number of females. We also took into consideration the age of the respondents as we could track whether older 4th year students would differ in web experience compared with the younger ones. Summarizing all the ideas in our survey, we basically want to know which part of the social Technographics ladder do these fourth year students belong and how far do they know about the different social computing tools present in the web.

II.Social IssuesThe main issue we chose for our group is the browsing behavior of fourth year high school students and their purpose in using the web. The group would basically want to find out what these young individuals do online and how they use the internet as a viable source of information as well as a tool for entertainment and leisure.

The group wants to see if what really do 4th year High School students of today use the net for - if they use the net more on chatting, on social networking, on researching, playing online games or on checking the mail. We want to find out the density of usage or which applications do they mostly use after successfully connecting to the web.

The group would also want to concentrate on Social Networking since it is one of the fastest growing trends of today (Washington Post, 2006). Millions of people participate in using these social sites and so we'd like to know the population of fourth year students who also take part in the usage of these sites. We would also consider the things these young...