Corresponding Author

Ali Salih

Document Type

Research Article


The number of Social media users in different age, occupations and specialist increase every day in Kurdistan region. Based on observing, the Researcher thinks that, social media have been used for different purposes by the users. The aim of this paper which entitled (The uses of social media by individual and gratification level of the users for receiving news and information in Kurdistan regional, Facebook as a sample) is to determinate the purpose of using and gratification level of the Kurd users. This study has been made in the perspective of uses and gratification. For that purpose, the sample has been surveyed to find out the reasons of using these social media by the sample. By taking the samples in consideration, the Researcher found out that, most of the users use Facebook for acquiring news and information, however, very few of them get satisfied through using Facebook.

Publication Date