Determinants of ethical behavior in social networks in Cameroon: case of group « Kerel Kongossa !!!! » on Facebook

  • Arsène Aurelien Njamen kengdo University of Dschang
  • Tii Njivukuh NCHOFOUNG University od Dschang
Keywords: ethical behavior, moral, amoral, social networks, kerel Kongossa !!!!, Facebook

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to determine the explanatory factors of ethical behavior in social networks in Cameroon. To do this, we are conducting a study based on the posts of members of a group on Facebook called Kerel Kongossa!!!! The data are obtained from 1000 posts recorded during the periods of April to August 2019.The methodology focuses on the analysis of descriptive statistics and logistic regression. Two main results are obtained from this research. On one hand, among the variables retained, posts of an educational nature, social events, funny, visible and intelligible posts have a positive and significant impact on the ethical behavior of individuals (determinants of moral behavior). On the other hand, insulting posts and unwanted content rather have a negative impact on ethical behavior of individuals (determinants of amoral behavior).

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Published
2020-06-29
How to Cite
Njamen kengdo, A. A., & NCHOFOUNG, T. N. (2020). Determinants of ethical behavior in social networks in Cameroon: case of group « Kerel Kongossa !!!! » on Facebook. Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research, 19(1), 61-74. Retrieved from https://www.reaser.eu/ojs/ojs-3.1.2-1/index.php/REASER/article/view/41